Cantaloupe (Cucumis melo 'Green Nutmeg') in the Cantaloupes Database

Vegetables
Heredity: Open Pollinated

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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Comments:
Posted by lauribob (N Central Wash. - the dry side - Zone 5b) on Sep 8, 2016 5:33 PM

This melon is absolutely to die for! Ours don't get very big, but the flavor is huge. I savor the subtle spiciness of this melon - if you cut one in half and put a small scoop of vanilla ice cream in the middle, you will have a dessert that will transport you to melon heaven!

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