Hearts of Gold Melon (Cucumis melo)

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Hearts of Gold cantaloupe is an heirloom muskmelon variety with orange flesh and tan, netted skin that is delicious and easy to produce. This cantaloupe is favored for its early ripening, high productivity, and blight resistance, producing 5–7′′ round fruit weighing 3–5 pounds each. The soft, juicy, and fragrant deep-orange...
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Hearts of Gold cantaloupe is an heirloom muskmelon variety with orange flesh and tan, netted skin that is delicious and easy to produce. This cantaloupe is favored for its early ripening, high productivity, and blight resistance, producing 5–7′′ round fruit weighing 3–5 pounds each.

The soft, juicy, and fragrant deep-orange golden flesh of this beautiful heirloom, which was introduced in the early twentieth century, inspires devotion in modern-day melon-lovers. Luscious fruits with thin rinds and heavily netted and medium ribbed skin.

Hearts of Gold thrive in hot, sunny conditions, so prepare your plantings for late summer harvests.

 

Botanical Name : Cucumis melo

Common name : Hearts of Gold Melon

Size at maturity : 15-18”

Days to maturity : 80-90

Light requirement : Full sun

Planting time  : Spring, summer

Sowing method : Direct sow

Planting depth : 1/2"

Plant spacing  : 24”

Ships  : Year-round

Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 1000

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