- Planting & Care
- Useful Information
- Shipping Information
Melon - Charentais - Cucumis melo
Tender Annual Heirloom. This French Charentais 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 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 Pack: 25 Seeds
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
Buy with confidence and plant the best!
- Grow on a Trellis
Shipping Weight: 0.02 lb
Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H
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).