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Name: Hale's Best Melon 1390
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Teaser: An open pollinated variety that produces large, excellent quality melons.
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Heirloom Vegetable

An open pollinated variety first developed in the early 1920's that produces large, excellent quality melons weighing up to 1.8 kgs (4 lbs) and up to 15 cm (6") in diameter. The bright salmon coloured flesh is thick, firm and sweet. The yellowish-green rind is heavily netted and practically ribless. This variety is ideal for local market gardeners. Best grown in soils of pH greater than 6.5 and less than 7.5. If soil is acidic (pH <6.5), apply dolomitic lime as directed.

  • Packet $1.89
  • 25g  $7.20
  • 125g $22.00
  • 500g $53.00
  • 1kg $78.00

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Product Code 1390
How To Grow 35 seeds/gram Select a south facing, wind-sheltered site and sow 5 seeds 2.5 cm (1") deep per hill. Space hills 1.5-2 m (4-6') apart. Thin to 3 to 4 plants per hill. In short season areas, start seeds in peat/paper pots indoors 4 weeks before plant out time. Seeds need a warm soil to germinate properly. Do not sow into soil cooler than 21 C (70 F). Keep the melon vines evenly watered throughout the growing season.
Blooming Season Begins High Summer
Life Cycle Annual
Propagation Start Indoors or Sow Direct Late Spring
Days to Emergence 10 to 14
Light Full Sun
Growth Habit Vining
Height
Frost Tolerance Killed by Frost
Days to Harvest 75
Degree of Difficulty Easy
Heritage Heirloom
Family Name Cucurbitaceae
Latin Cucumis melo
 
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