Plant Information

Sugar Cube Melon

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucumis melo var. reticulates

Common Name: Melon

Plant Habit: Spreading

Water: Medium

Fertilize: Once a month

Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Each 2-lb. (908-g) personal size mini-cantaloupe offers deep orange flesh. Just the right size for no-waste eating. Round fruit have medium netting and no sutures. Produces multiple fruits per plant. Superb eating quality. Holds up well in cold storage after harvest. Excellent shelf life.

Grower Information:

Small, personal-sized, 4-in. (10-cm) melons offer exceptional disease resistance. Resistant to Powdery Mildew (1,2), Fusarium (0,1,2), ZYMV (Zucchini Yellow Mosaic Virus), PRSV (Papaya Ring Spot Virus) and WMV (Watermelon Mosaic Virus). The most disease-resistant melon on the market! Included in the Burpee Home Gardens program. Vegetables in the Burpee Home Gardens program are supported at retail with free POP and extensive consumer advertising and promotion, resulting in higher demand and better sell-through. A way to capitalize on the vegetable home gardening trend.