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McKenzie Seed – Cantaloupe Delicious

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McKenzie Seed – Cantaloupe Delicious


The Delicious variety of cantaloupe has a very appealing bright orange flesh. The delicious fruit from this warm weather crop grows to be 12.5 x 15 cm (5 x 6″). It is a delicious addition to your summer garden!



Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Creamy texture

Preparation Ideas: To determine if a cantaloupe is ready to eat, sniff the blossom end (opposite of the stem end). It should smell sweet like cantalouple. Remove peel, and eat fresh or make melon balls to add to fruit salad.

Days to Germination: 5 to 10 days

Days to Maturity: 95 to 105 days

Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1″)

Instructions: Sow seed direct into the garden after danger of frost has passed. For an earlier crop, start indoors 4-5 weeks before the last frost. Does best in fertile, light, sandy soil.

Suggestions: Fruit is ripe when the melon easily slips from the stem.

Product Weight: 2 grams