Honey Dew Melon

Honey Dew Melon

Honey Dew Melon, Cucumis melo var. ?

 

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)

Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)

Species: melo var. inodorus

Cultivar: ?

 

Category:

Vegetables

Vines and Climbers

 

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

 

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

 

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

 

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

 

Days to Maturity:

Unknown – Tell us

 

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

 

Soil pH requirements:

5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

 

Propagation Methods:

From seed; direct sow after last frost

 

Seed Collecting:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

 

 

 

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