(Cucumis melo) A true French cantaloupe named for the Carmelite
monks who once tended it in France. One of the
easiest to grow and most luxurious of all melons.
Rich black-green skin when immature, ripening to
orange mottled with green. Sweet, aromatic, orange
flesh; flavor is complex and deeply satisfying. Tends
to split when ripe. Very productive. 75 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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