Melon Crenshaw – Item #1659


Crenshaw is one of the most succulent of the cantaloupe type melons. The large 5-9 lb. melons have a spicy fragrance and sweet, salmon-orange flesh. A real summertime treat.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 4′ (1.2m)

Sprouts In: 7-15 days

Crenshaw prefers a warm, sunny location with fertile soil. Sow outdoors in spring two weeks after last frost when soil has completely warmed. Start indoors three weeks before last spring frost date. Do not disturb tender roots when transplanting. Water consistently.

Harvest when the stems slip easily from the fruit and melons have a sweet, fruity scent.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucumis melo

Matures In: 110 days