- A medium melon with a sweet and tender taste that grows best in rich sandy soils.
80-90 days. The Hearts of Gold variety of cantaloupe vines produce medium-sized melons with tan flesh. They have a sweet and tender taste. These vines produce melons that reach maturity in eighty to ninety days. These cantaloupe seeds do best when their soil is rich and sandy, and when they are planted in an area with full sun, in zones three to nine.