Hales Best Jumbo Cantaloupe melons are large and ribbed with an oval shape.
When they reach full maturity, there are up to 2.7kg in weight each. They have a
heavily netted texture on their skin, and their flesh is bright orange and very sweet. They are a summer crop that thrives in full sun. Easy to grow at home, these melons will produce an excellent harvest sure to spice up a green salad or fruit salad
Growth Habit: Trailing vine
Light Preference: Full sun
Hale's Best Jumbo Color: Bright orange and salmon-colored meat
Hale's Best Jumbo Flavor: Classic sweet and meaty cantaloupe
Delivery may take up to 3 days
Light Preference: Full Sun
Planting Instructions: Choose a sunny spot in a large pot or in the ground. Prepare the soil by adding compost or worm castings or organic plant food, dig a hole 2 times as big as the melon plant roots, apply mycorrhiza inoculant plant food in the hole, water the hole, insert the plant, press the soil around the plant, water the plant.
Shading the plant for a few days helps if it is showing signs of wilting.