Organic Melon, Sivan
(1 oz)

Flesh has a Creamy Texture with an Ambrosial Flavor

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV5419

$49.99/Oz

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$49.99/Oz

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

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Description

Melon - Sivan - Cucumis melo

Tender Annual F1 Hybrid. This French Charentais-type gourmet melon is the only true cantaloupe. Its salmon-colored flesh has a creamy texture with an ambrosial flavor. Melons grow 6" in diameter and weigh 3-4 lb.

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 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.

Soil Temperature: 65-80°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 7-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 6-8'
Days to Maturity: 74-88 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 3-5'
Approx Seeds per Ounce: 993 Seeds

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s). Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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Features

  • Hybrid

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes 1 oz Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Spring, Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer Ideal Soil Temperature 65-80°F
Days to Maturity 60 - 90 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Vining Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Curcubitaceae (Curcubits) Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0
Seed Unit Sizes 1 oz
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Spring, Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer
Ideal Soil Temperature 65-80°F
Days to Maturity 60 - 90 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Vining
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Curcubitaceae (Curcubits)
Soil pH 6.1 - 7.0

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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Shipping Weight: 0.10 lbs. Dimensions: 4"L x 3"W x 0.5"H

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