Botanical Name: Cucumis cantalupensis 'Sugar Cube' Hybrid
Height: 1 - 1/2 ft
Spacing: one foot
Depth: 1/2 inch
Spread: 6 - 12' spread.
Sun/Shade: Full sun.
Pollinator: Pollinated by bees
Yield: High yields.
Foliage: Medium Green
Fruit: Small, round 2 lb. fruit. Juicy, deep orange flesh with 14% sugar content a small seed cavity.
Days To Maturity: 80 Days.
Form: climbing vine
Flower Form: Small yellow flowers
Soil Requirements: Prefers warm, well-drained, soil, high in organic matter with pH 6.5 to 7.5. Consistent, plentiful moisture needed until fruit is about the size of a tennis ball
Seed Count: Approximately 10 seeds per packet.
Comments: The most delicious variety in our 2013 melon trials also has the best disease resistance! Small, round 2-lb melons have deep orange flesh, a small seed cavity and high sugar content. This easy-to-grow variety produces high yields of uniform personal-sized melons with netted skin and no sutures. Excellent shelf life. 80 DAYS.