- A very early melon that matures to 2-3 pounds and was developed with great disease resistance.
Cucumis melo (83 days) Very early melon. Delicious 51 produces 6" round cantaloupes that have salmon orange flesh, sparse netting and very aromatic. Fruits weigh between 2-3 pounds and are slightly ribbed. Approx. 980 seeds/ounce.