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Melon Charentais


Small Gourmet French Melon, heirloom variety from Charentes, France (FR). Very sweet with luxurious aroma. Highly regarded as one of the best melons for flavor. Handle gently, and savour lovingly!

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Data sheet

Soil Type: Clay Soil, Silty Soil, Loamy Soil, Sandy Soil, Peaty Soil, Chalky Soil, All - Tolerant of Most Soil Types.
Zones: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11
Water Needs: Moderate
Light: Full Sun
Growth Cycle: Annual
Edible: Yes
Height: e: Up to 1.5 Feet
Growing Instructions: Inside 4-6 weeks before last frost 1/4” deep at 80-90°F keep moist until germination. Harden off at 75°F reducing water for a week. After frost danger transplant 2-3' apart in rows 6’ apart, OR direct sow outdoors after all danger of frost.
Maturity (Vegetables Only) 70 - 75, 75 - 80, 80 - 85
Growth Rate Moderate