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Melon, Charentais

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75-90 days. Thanks to a reputation for gourmet flavor, the Charentais melon is one of the most in-demand melon varieties for market. The fruit is perfect sized and weigh around 3-4 pounds each. The flesh is dripping with honey-sweet flavor. The Charentais has a reputation for exquisite eating quality among foodies and chefs, and they usually don’t last long on a market table! The plants are known for being wildly prolific; they are best when grown up a trellis with good air flow, if grown in a humid climate.

 Place of Origin: France
Use: Fresh eating, desserts
Germinates In: 4-8 days
Ideal Germination Temperature: 70-95 F
Seed Depth: 1/2 inch
Plant Spacing: 36 inches apart in rows spaced 6' apart

Collections: Catalog

Category: Bulk

Type: Melon