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Cantaloupe, Hales Best Jumbo

HEIRLOOM. This muskmelon became widely popular because it combined excellent flavor with earliness.
Hales Best Jumbo was developed by a Japanese market gardener in California around 1920. It became widely popular because it combined excellent flavor with earliness. It's a beautiful oval melon with deep green skin and golden netting. The flesh is an appealing salmon color, aromatic and sweet.

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Fruit Weight: 4  pounds

Days to Maturity: 80  days

Sun: Full Sun 

Height: 15-18  inches

Sowing Method: Direct Sow/Indoor Sow 

Spread: 3-6  feet

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51623A
1 Pkt.
(30 seeds)
$3.95
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