Melon, Charentais

SKU: $1.50

These turn yellow when ripe so guessing! "Among many delicious melons that are too fragile to ship, the French cantaloupes are at the top of my list," says Mother Earth News says about Charentais. Orange flesh with a small seed cavity. Amy Goldman writes in her book, Melons For the Passionate Grower, that the Charentais type originated in the Poitou-Charentes region of France about 1920. "It is a refined cantaloupe," she says, "free of the blemishes and warts of its ancestors."" 8 heirloom seeds per pack. Free shipping on orders over $32.

NUTRITION INFO: A great source of vitamins B, C, K, potassium, magnesium and folate.

HOW TO GROW: Plant directly outside in summer after all danger of frost, 1/2 inch deep, 2 feet apart. Thin seedlings, leaving the most vigorous plants. May be started indoors and 4-6 weeks before last frost..

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