Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo 'Sugar Queen') 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 Jun 14, 2016 2:30 PM

Large orange fleshed melon that is sweeter than most of the type. Supposed to be capable of reaching 10 lbs, but 6-8 is the best it did for me. Sweet is its major adjective, production was average.

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