An early producing cantaloupe popular in home gardens for over 80 years! Really thick salmon -orange flesh gets sweeter in hot, dry conditions. The aromatic melons weigh in at 3-5 pounds with a small seed cavity. In addition to being an all time favorite it's distinctive sweet flavor makes this melon one of the very best! Large fruits are deeply ribbed and netted. Harvest in 85 days.
- Cantaloupe plants have been cultivated since 2400 BC possibly originating in Egypt
- Chinese royalty enjoyed eating the seeds around 200 BC
- Pepo was a common term used for cantaloupe in the 1300's on
- Columbus took melon seeds to Haiti
- A cantaloupe consists of 95% water
Hales Best Cantaloupe Vegetable Melon Seeds
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