Charentais Melon – French Cantaloup produces grapefruit sized melons with light grey-green skinand the bright orange aromatic flesh is deliciously sweet when ripe.
Tasty when wrapped with cured meats, or with goat cheese.
Details Charentais Melon – French Cantaloup
- Flower colour: white
- Leaf colour: Green
- Harvest: July – August
- Full grown: 6 months
- Full grown height: 40 – 60 cm
- Full grown width: 1 m – 1.25 m
- Plant location: sunny
- Plant depth: 2 cm
- Hardiness: Not hardy
- Preferred soil: Well drained
How to take care of Charentais Melon
Sow seeds from March-April in a seedbed at 20 º C (indoors) or later outdoors in frames. Prick out once. Give plenty of water. To promote the fruiting, must be pinched regularly.