Week 38 – September 16, 2019

Plant Information

Ambrosia Melon

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Plant Details:

Scientific Name: Cucumis melo

Common Name: Melon

Spacing: 24 - 36" (61 - 91cm)

Height: 8 - 12" (20 - 30cm)

Width: 36 - 54" (91 - 137cm)

Exposure: Sun

General Information: Ambrosia melon is an exotic melon hybrid that might be confused with a cantaloupe, but it’s quite different.
Its flesh is very sweet, tender and pale orange in color, with a flavor described as “a combination of all melons, plus flowers.”

Grower Information:

Exotic cantaloupe hybrid with flesh that is very sweet, tender and pale orange in color, and a flavor described as “a combination of all melons, plus flowers.” Extra-sweet and juicy, these 6-in. (15-cm) melons are good right down to the rind. Melons will slip off the vine when ripe.