Cantaloupe Hales Best Jumbo – Item #66


Extra-thick salmon-orange flesh that gets sweeter in hot conditions. Each three to five lb. melon is heavily netted and features a small seed cavity. One of the sweetest rewards of summer gardening!

SKU: 00000337 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: 4′ (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. 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: 85 days