Produces medium size sweet fruit. A cantaloupe out of your garden is a much sweeter treat than the grocery store variety. Ample water and a warm sunny location work best. Produces 3-pound melons in 90 days, The flesh of this melon is sweet and firm, on vines can reach 6 feet long. Bury in tendrils and water for stronger vines and more robust fruit.
Sow seed 3 cm deep indoors in a well lit warm location.When the second set of true leaves appear and ground and air temperatures allow
Space plants 36 to 42 inches apart. Or, to save space, plant melons 12 inches apart at the base of a trellis. When trellising melons, tie vines to the trellis daily, using soft plant ties that won't crush stems. A trellis for cantaloupe should be large: up to 8 feet tall and 20 feet wide in warmest climates.
|Variety:||Hearts of Gold|
|Temperature (C):||15 - 20|
|Height (cm):||20 - 20|
|Spread (cm):||90 - 120|