Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo 'Gold Mine') in the Cantaloupes Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Fruit: Edible to birds
Flower Color: Yellow
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Self fertile
Sow in situ
Pollinators: Various insects

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Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Nov 16, 2012 11:34 AM

A 1994 orange fleshed hybrid from Harris Moran. Melons run about 4 lbs. Plant is resistant to fusarium wilt races 0, 2, and powdery mildew. Grows well here. Excellent flavor.

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