Mainstream Melon Seeds
Mainstream Melons CA42-20

Mainstream Melon Seeds

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SKU CA42-50
$3.00 $2.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: USA USA
Description
Planting Instructions
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90 days. Cucumis melo. Open Pollinated. Mainstream Melon. The plant produces good yields of 3 to 4 lb cantaloupes. The cantaloupes have bright orange flesh. The taste is superior to other varieties. It is rated by many as one of the best-tasting cantaloupes of all time. It is said to be resistant to cucumber beetles. This variety does well in wet or humid conditions. It has excellent storage and shipping capability. Excellent choice for home gardens and market growers. Disease Resistant: DM, PM.

Lot No: 53K21-7

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 11/23

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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