Pohlmans Rockmelon Cantaloupe produces medium to large, oval shaped fruit with sweet orange flesh. Fruit has a firm rind, with a light rib and smooth heavy netting, and can grow up to 18cm in diameter and weigh up to 2kg. Pick fruit when a small crack develops where the stalk is attached, the stem should snap easily. Low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium, high in Vitamin A and C, and potassium.
Care: These tasty vegetables prefer well drained soils and should be fed regularly during the growing season. Water regularly, as this will help produce juicy melons.
Plant apart: 50 – 100 cm
Location: Full sun
Harvest time: 85-100 days