Cantaloupe Imperial 45 – Item #3922


Imperial 45 takes its name from the famous valley in California where it was developed especially for home and market gardeners. Melons maintain their juicy, sweet flavor well after harvest. Keeps well. It won an All America Selections award in 1935.

SKU: 00000339 Categories: ,

Additional information

Weight 3 g
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 48″ (1.2m)

Sprouts In: 7-15 days

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

Harvest when the stem slips easily from the fruit and melons have sweet scent.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucumis melo

Matures In: 85 days

Attributes: AAS winner