Melon – Petit Gris de Renne

$3.48

Dense 1-kg (2-lb) fruit has bright orange flesh that is sweet, juicy, perfumed and full of flavour. Recognized by its thin dark green skin that is striped in lighter shades of green and speckled in light yellow. An early variety that is well adapted to cool climates.

Price is for seed packets. Plants are available at store. 

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Description

Botanical name
Cucumis melo

Family
Cucurbitacae

Spacing
1 per 2 square feet

Depth
1 cm (½”)

Requirements
Prefers full sun and warmer weather. pH 7.

Pests
Cucumber beetles

Timing
Because melons require a lot of heat, we need to start them indoors. Melons do not like to be transplanted so start them off in CowPots. Sow in May for transplanting in June.

Germination
Seeds will sprout in 5-10 days.

Growing
Water melons from below as much as possible and protect fruit from birds and squirrels with a wire mesh if needed. See link below on growing melons vertically in small spaces.

Harvest
85 days

Season
Warm, annual

Links
Growing melons vertically in small spaces