(a.k.a. Honeydew) (Cucumis melo) 90-110 days. The Honeydew Orange Flesh has creamy white skin when ripe and thick light orange flesh. Excellent flavor that is between Honeydew and Crenshaw with ripe melons averaging 6.5″ diameter and 5 lbs weight.
Planting Instructions for Honeydew Orange Flesh Cantaloupe Seeds
Honeydew Orange Flesh 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 wks. 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 Orange Flesh does not slip from the vine, the melon must be cut from the vine.