Cantaloupe Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis
How to sow cantaloupe: Sow 2-3 seeds per peat pot indoors and transplant peat pots directly into soil when soil is warm. Thin to 1 seedling.
Sun requirement for cantaloupe: Plant in Full Sun
Cantaloupe has been planted 4 times by Growstuff members.
Cantaloupes are round melons that grow on vines and have sweet, firm, juicy, orange flesh. The rind is light-grey and reticulated (or covered in a "net-like" pattern).
Companionswild tansy morning glory
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cantaloupe is a variety of muskmelon
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