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Renee's Garden Melon Tuscan Napoli

Disease Resistant Orange Melon

Brand: Renee's Garden    Item Number: SNV4210

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

This delicious Italian specialty yields plump, 2 to 3 pound netted melons with small seed cavities and deep orange sweet flesh renowned for complex rich flavor and spicy floral aroma. Napoli vines are powdery mildew and fusarium resistant with a strong leaf canopy. Fruits ripen early with good crack resistance. Enjoy these delectable melons as a snack, for dessert, or Italian style as an appetizer with paper-thin slices of prosciutto. -

Features

  • Does Not Require Support
  • Hybrid
  • Matures Early
  • Requires Summer Water

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer
Ideal Soil Temperature 75-95°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 Seed Pack
Life Cycle Annual
Planting Time Spring
Approximate Harvest Time Early Summer, Late Summer
Ideal Soil Temperature 75-95°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 & Water: Amend soil well with aged manure or compost. Where summers are cool, lay black plastic to retain heat and plant into holes through the plastic. Keep young vines well watered and fed, tapering off water as fruits ripen.

Planting & Growing:Plant transplants or seeds only when weather is warm and settled with temperatures above 50 degrees. Plant seeds in rows 4 feet apart, sow groups of 2-3 seeds every 2 feet. Thin to stronges seedling per group so spacing is one every 2 feet. If using hill method, sow 5-6 seeds per 2 foot diameter mound. Thin to 3 strongest plant.

Harvesting & Storage: Pick when fully colored, heavy and fragrant and pull easily off vines.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.125"W x 0.1"H

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