The Banana Cantaloupe has a delicious flavor and aroma; this unusual melon grows 18-24 inches long, somewhat resembling a huge banana in shape. Flesh is rich salmon color, exceptionally sweet, spicy and delicious. Mature in 90 days. 1 oz. plants 50 hills.
This cantaloupe is also available in the Cantaloupe Collection.
Planting guide: Plant after danger of frost in hills 4 to 6 feet apart. Plant seed not over 1/2 inch deep 4 to 6 to the hill, pressing soil firmly over them. When plants are well established thin to 3 to each hill.
These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting:
Jiffy-7 Peat Pellets
Peat Pots, 2 1/4" round
Peat Pots, 3" round
3" square pots
4 1/2" round pots
For protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hotkaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors.
Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!
|Plant Lighting:||Full Sun|
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|Botanical Name:||Cucumis melo|
|Additional Characteristics:||Delicious, unique variety!|