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: ?




Vines and Climbers



6-12 in. (15-30 cm)



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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