Cantaloupe – Hearts of Gold


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25 Seeds per pack

(Cucumis melo) 81-90 days.       The Hearts Of Gold  Cantaloupe dating from 1895 has stood the test of time. Hearts Of Gold produces heavily netted fruit with medium ribbing. Flesh is sweet, deep orange, very thick and firm. Vines are vigorous, very productive, and resistant to blight.

Planting Instructions for Hearts of Gold Cantaloupe Seeds

Heirloom / Open Pollinated Hearts of Gold Cantaloupe are heat loving plants that prefer well drained loose soil and an even amount of water. Plant Cantaloupe in rows or hills but make sure the soil is well warmed. In the North it helps to start seeds indoors 2-3 weeks. before last frost. Plant Cantaloupe seeds ½” deep in full sun. For rows plant 3-4″ apart, in rows 6-10′ apart. For hills plant 4-6 seeds per hill, with hills 2-3′ apart. Germination occurs in 3-10 days in soil 70-85°F. In hills thin to 2 Cantaloupe plants per hill. Harvest when fruit easily slips from the vine, or smells very sweet and fragrant at the blossom end. Heirloom Honeydew does not slip from the vine, the melon must be cut from the vine.


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