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True Love F1 Melon Seeds (Organic)

True Love F1 Melon Seeds (Organic)

Succulence on the Vine

The True Love F1 Melon, scientifically known as Cucumis melo, is a unique and sought-after cultivar originating from France. This melon variety belongs to the Cantalupensis group, renowned for its exceptional sweetness and aromatic qualities.

The appearance of the True Love F1 Melon is distinctive, with vigorous vines producing medium-sized fruits. These melons exhibit an appealing netted skin that transitions from a vibrant green to a warm, golden hue as they ripen. Oval in shape, they emit a fragrant aroma that is as inviting as their appearance.

In terms of taste, the True Love F1 Melon lives up to its reputation. The flesh of this melon is characterized by its rich sweetness and juiciness, making it a delightful choice for a wide range of culinary applications. Whether enjoyed fresh as a snack, added to salads, or incorporated into desserts, its succulent flavor is a true culinary asset.

To cultivate the True Love F1 Melon successfully, specific growing conditions are crucial. These melons thrive in well-drained, fertile soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.0. Adequate spacing and support for the vines are necessary for healthy growth and fruit development. Planting in a location with full sun exposure ensures the optimal sweetness and flavor of the fruits.

When it comes to harvesting, it is essential to wait until the melons are fully ripe. This is typically indicated by the golden color of the skin and a sweet aroma. Melons can be gently twisted from the vine or cut with a clean knife for harvesting.

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Description

The True Love F1 Melon, scientifically known as Cucumis melo, is a unique and sought-after cultivar originating from France. This melon variety belongs to the Cantalupensis group, renowned for its exceptional sweetness and aromatic qualities.

The appearance of the True Love F1 Melon is distinctive, with vigorous vines producing medium-sized fruits. These melons exhibit an appealing netted skin that transitions from a vibrant green to a warm, golden hue as they ripen. Oval in shape, they emit a fragrant aroma that is as inviting as their appearance.

In terms of taste, the True Love F1 Melon lives up to its reputation. The flesh of this melon is characterized by its rich sweetness and juiciness, making it a delightful choice for a wide range of culinary applications. Whether enjoyed fresh as a snack, added to salads, or incorporated into desserts, its succulent flavor is a true culinary asset.

To cultivate the True Love F1 Melon successfully, specific growing conditions are crucial. These melons thrive in well-drained, fertile soil with a pH level between 6.0 and 7.0. Adequate spacing and support for the vines are necessary for healthy growth and fruit development. Planting in a location with full sun exposure ensures the optimal sweetness and flavor of the fruits.

When it comes to harvesting, it is essential to wait until the melons are fully ripe. This is typically indicated by the golden color of the skin and a sweet aroma. Melons can be gently twisted from the vine or cut with a clean knife for harvesting.

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lb

Dimensions: 0.1"L x 3.25"W x 4.5"H

Features

  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Organic Status: Certified Organic Product
USDA Growing Zone: 4 - 11
Approximate Harvest Time : Late Summer
Growth Habit : Vining
Life Cycle : Tender Annual
Plant Family : Curcubitaceae (Curcubits)
Planting Time : Spring
Planting Time : Summer
Seed Unit Sizes : Seed Pack
Soil pH : 6.1 - 6.5
Soil pH : 6.6 - 7.0
Starting Location : Direct Sow
Starting Location : Start Indoors & Transplant
Sun Requirements : Full Sun

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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