Rockmelon Cantaloupe

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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