Melon Cantaloupe Hales Best Jumbo

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This variety is the most popular Cantaloupe type Melon because it combines excellent flavour with earliness. Hale’s Best is a beautiful, large, oval, ribbed cantaloupe with heavy, golden netting.

  • Seed Count: 100

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Melon Cantaloupe Hales Best Jumbo

Melon Cantaloupe Hales Best Jumbo. This variety is the most popular Cantaloupe type Melon because it combines excellent flavour with earliness. Hale’s Best is a beautiful, large, oval, ribbed cantaloupe with heavy, golden netting. Ribbed netting turns a golden tint as oval shaped melons mature, many weighing 4 lbs. or more. Deep orange flesh is very thick and deliciously sweet, very fragrant and improves in flavour after picking.

Cultivation Advice Melon Cantaloupe Hales Best Jumbo

  • Sow in warmth in late spring in 3 inch pots, 1/2in deep
  • (windowsill or heated greenhouse – 3-4 seeds per pot.
  • 5-10 days germination.
  • After germination thin to strongest seedlings before planting to pot or ground.
  • Best grown under cover, but possible in very warm sheltered positions outside.
  • Can be trained to save space or left to trail.