Hale’s Best Jumbo Cantaloupe is an (OPEN-POLLINATED) HEIRLOOM. 85 days. Popular variety combining flavor with earliness and reliability! Big oval, 5-6 lb melon has a thick, juicy, deep salmon flesh, small seed cavity and unforgettable sweet flavor and aroma. Hale’s Best Jumbo Cantaloupe has reasonably thin, firm, deep green rind with golden netting and a distinct stripe. Holds up well for shipping. Approximately 1,200 seeds per ounce or 19,200 seeds per pound
Companions: Corn, pumpkin, radish, squash.
Allies: Marigold deters beetles. Nasturtium deters bugs and beetles. Oregano provides general pest protection.
MELONS: Disease Resistance and Tolerance Key
CB – Crown Blight
FW – Fusarium Wilt
GSB – Gummy Stem Blight
PM – Powdery Mildew
PRSV – Papaya Ringspot Virus
R – Rust
S – Scab
WMV – Watermelon Mosaic Virus
Each seed packet contains approximately 75 seeds. Available from SeedGro, an American brand offering only the best natural, non-GMO, open-pollinated, hybrid, and heirloom untreated seeds.