(Cucumis melo) A true French cantaloupe that originated in the
Poitou-Charentes region circa 1920. Considered
by many to be the most divine and flavorful melon
in the world. Smooth round melons mature to a
creamy gray with faint ribs. Sweet, juicy, orange
flesh with a heavenly fragrance. Typically the size
of a grapefruit and weighing 2 pounds—perfect for
two people. 75-90 days.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12"
diameter hills after danger of frost has passed
and soil has warmed. Space hills 6' apart in all
directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can
also be started indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost. ± 1,200 seeds/oz
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