Cantaloupe Hales Best Jumbo – Item #4132


Extra thick salmon-orange flesh that actually gets sweeter in dry, hot conditions. Each oval-shaped melon averages three to five pounds, is heavily netted and has a small seed cavity.

SKU: 00000648 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: Heirloom with thick, sweet flesh