Rocky Ford Cantaloupe (Green Flesh) is an OPEN-POLLINATED HEIRLOOM. Matures in 90 days. Early prolific producer. Well netted, slightly ribbed, round fruits averaging 5 ½ x 5″. Green flesh with gold border at center is thick with a sweet, spicy distinct flavor. A good keeper with firm flesh. Highly resistant to Rust. 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.