Sivan Melon Seeds (Organic)
Melon - Sivan F1 - Cucumis melo
Tender Annual, F1 Hybrid. This Charentais-type gourmet melon is a reliable producer of 1.5-2 lb melons with netted ribbed skin. Deep orange flesh that is very sweet. Resistance to powdery mildew.
Did You Know? What we in America know as a cantaloupe is actually a muskmelon. The modern Charentais was developed in Poitou-Charentes region of western France, around 1920 and was called a refined cantaloupe.
Soil Temperature: 65-80°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 7-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 6-8'
Days to Maturity: 70-75 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 3-5'
Approx Seeds per Pack: 25 Seeds
- Grow on a Trellis
Planting & Care
Soil and Water: Plant melons in mounds of moderately rich, well-drained soils with plenty of phosphorous and potassium and a pH of 6.0-6.8. For flavorful fruits, melons need moderate water as seedlings, low water before transplanting, moderate water during growth and low water during fruit development.
Planting and Growing: Start seeds indoors 2-3 weeks before the last frost or seed directly after the last frost. Melons need plentiful heat to develop; use plastic mulch and row covers in cooler climates.
Harvesting & Storage: Melons are ripe when the rind changes color to yellow and gentle pressure separates the stem from the vine. Melons can store in the refrigerator for about a week.
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