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These seeds do best with full sun, in zones three to twelve.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Hales Best Jumbo Melon Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cem\u003e Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis\u003c\/em\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 85-120 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zone:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-12\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e ½-1\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1-2\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 4-6'\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Vine\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e At least 70 degrees. Mulch can help maintain moisture in the soil.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warmer\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full Sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDiseases\/pests:\u003c\/strong\u003e Susceptible to melon aphids, cucumber beetles, downy and powdery mildew.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Light golden\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Mild, similar to honeydew.\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis melon thrives in warmer, more tropic climates. This plant will produce uniform round, juicy melons for summer eating! The Hales Best Jumbo cantaloupe seeds can be sown indoors and transplanted outdoors after two to four weeks. When sowing, plant the seeds half an inch deep, with four to six feet between plants. The cantaloupe can benefit from mulch, which will help maintain the moisture of the soil. While the cantaloupe is growing, monitor the vine and pinch off any blossoms or smaller melons. By doing this, you can redirect the energy from the vine to the biggest fruits. When watering the vine, it’s best to do so at a low level. This will prevent the leaves from getting wet, which can cause and spread disease through the vine. When the cantaloupe melons are slightly golden, they should easily be pulled from the vine. Picked melons will keep for several weeks.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eRead \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.livescience.com\/54475-cantaloupe-nutrition.html\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003ethis article\u003c\/a\u003e by Live Science about the nutritional value of cantaloupe.\u003c\/p\u003e"}
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Melon Seeds - Cantaloupe - Hales Best Jumbo

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85 to 120 days. This melon may take up to 85 days til it reaches full maturity. Yielding large, oval, ribbed fruits weighing up to 5 to 6 pounds, this cantaloupe is a traditional favorite. With heavy netting and fine textured, bright orange flesh, it holds a sweet flavor. Drought tolerant. Approx. 1,000 seeds/oz. Introduced in 1924, the Hales Best Jumbo variety of cantaloupe is a large melon with a mild and sweet taste. The vine produces melons that reach maturity in as soon as eighty five days. These seeds do best with full sun, in zones three to twelve.

Growing Hales Best Jumbo Melon Seeds

  • Latin Name: Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 85-120 days
  • Hardiness Zone: 3-12
  • Planting Depth: ½-1"
  • Plant Spacing: 1-2"
  • Row Spacing: 4-6'
  • Growth Habit: Vine
  • Soil Preference: At least 70 degrees. Mulch can help maintain moisture in the soil.
  • Temp Preference: Warmer
  • Light Preference: Full Sun
  • Diseases/pests: Susceptible to melon aphids, cucumber beetles, downy and powdery mildew.
  • Color: Light golden
  • Flavor: Mild, similar to honeydew.

This melon thrives in warmer, more tropic climates. This plant will produce uniform round, juicy melons for summer eating! The Hales Best Jumbo cantaloupe seeds can be sown indoors and transplanted outdoors after two to four weeks. When sowing, plant the seeds half an inch deep, with four to six feet between plants. The cantaloupe can benefit from mulch, which will help maintain the moisture of the soil. While the cantaloupe is growing, monitor the vine and pinch off any blossoms or smaller melons. By doing this, you can redirect the energy from the vine to the biggest fruits. When watering the vine, it’s best to do so at a low level. This will prevent the leaves from getting wet, which can cause and spread disease through the vine. When the cantaloupe melons are slightly golden, they should easily be pulled from the vine. Picked melons will keep for several weeks.

Read this article by Live Science about the nutritional value of cantaloupe.