Ogen Israel Melon Seeds
Ogen Israel Melons CA37-20
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Ogen Israel Melon Seeds

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SKU CA37-20
$4.00 $3.75
Availability: In Stock
Country Of Origin: Hungary, Israel HungaryIsrael
Planting Instructions
Customer Reviews
80 days. Cucumis melo. Open Pollinated. Ogen Israel Melon. The plant produces heavy yields of 3 to 4 lb melons with pale yellow skins and steaks of green. The melons have a pale green flesh. It has exceptional taste, is very sweet, and is very fragrant. It will grow in just about any climate. The crack resistant fruits are perfect for the farmer's market. Crack Resistant. Excellent choice for home gardens and specialty market growers. Also known as Ha'ogen Melon. It is thought to have originated from Israel but may be an old heirloom from Hungary.

Lot No: 282862

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.

Customer Reviews

Average Rating

by on November 7, 2013

Excellent cantaloupe. As good as Burpee's Ambrosia. JJL

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