Crenshaw Melon Seeds
Crenshaw Melons CA54-20

Crenshaw Melon Seeds

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SKU CA54-20
$4.00 $3.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: USA USA
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112 days. Cucumis melo. Open Pollinated. Crenshaw Melon. The plant produces heavy yields of large 6 to 10 lb oval shaped melons that mature to a yellowish green. It has a salmon-pink flesh that has a superb honey sweet flavor. A variety that does best when grown in warmer regions with dry climates. Heat Tolerant. Drought Tolerant. Excellent choice for home gardens. An heirloom was introduced into the United States in 1929.

Lot No: 230336

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 05/24

Seeds Per Pound: 19,200

Plant Height: 1 to 1 ½ ft tall, 3 to 10 ft vines

Planting Season: Spring

Sunlight Requirement: Full Sun

Planting Method: Direct Sow



Cantaloupe Melon
Cucumis melo

 
Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1"75 F to 85 F 7 to 14 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A Hills 12" Apart 36" Hills 12" Apart60 - 90 days
Cantaloupe & Melon Seed Planting Information:

Plant seeds directly in the garden. Plant the seeds 1 when soil has warmed up. The seeds may rot and not sprout if the soil is too cool. Germination is improved when soil temperature is above 60 F. Plant the seeds in hills. Plants grow 1 ft tall and vines spread up to 10 ft.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile slightly acid soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant.

Water Requirements:

Water well during dry and hot spells. Make sure plants get 1" water per week.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Periodically apply Miracle Gro.

Harvest Tips:

Protect ripening melons from damp ground by placing them on boards. Cut melons carefully from plants to prevent damaging the vines.


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