Israeli Cantaloupe (Old Original) is an OPEN-POLLINATED) HEIRLOOM. Matures in 90-95 days. One of our most popular varieties! Israeli (Old Original) Cantaloupe produces 7-8 lb oval muskmelon with a unique flavor. Delicious and aromatic creamy white flesh! Yellow-orange rind, no ribs or sutures and sparse netting. Does not hold up for shipping. People who want a first-class melon with a high sugar content that’s about the most delicious melon they’ll ever eat in their life will have to grow an Israeli melon. (They) are one of the highest in sugar content and are popular among home gardeners and specialty growers because of their flavor. 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.