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Papayadew Hybrid Cantaloupe

Millions of Melons!


Even in a bad growing season for melons, Papayadew pumped out the most melons we've ever seen on one plant in both our '14 and '15 trials. Consistently produces smooth skinned, 3-lb. oval fruit. Rinds change from green to creamy yellow letting you know the luscious orange interior is ready to be enjoyed. Featuring a rich, sweet flavor with tropical fruit undertones, Papayadew is sure to become a favorite. 80 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 1 - 1.5 ft
  • Germination 5-10 days at 70 degree F soil temperature.
  • Shade Required Full sun

This item ships in both Spring & Fall

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  • Botanical Name: Cucumis melo 'Papayadew'
  • Height: 1 - 1.5 ft
  • Spacing: Hills 4-6 feet apart or 1 foot apart in rows 5 feet apart.
  • Depth: 1/2 inch deep
  • Spread: 3 - 12 ft
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Foliage: Large dense vine with medium green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Fruit: Consistently produces smooth skinned, 3-lb. oval fruit. Rinds change from green to creamy yellow letting you know the luscious orange interior is ready to be enjoyed.
  • Days To Maturity: 80 days
  • Form: vining
  • Flower Form: Vines produce male and female flowers separately on the same plant.
  • Soil Requirements: Prefers warm, well-drained, soil, high in organic matter with pH 6.5 to 7.5
  • Comments: Even in a bad growing season for melons, Papayadew pumped out the most melons we've ever seen on one plant in both our '14 and '15 trials. Consistently produces smooth skinned, 3-lb. oval fruit. Rinds change from green to creamy yellow letting you know the luscious orange interior is ready to be enjoyed. Featuring a rich, sweet flavor with tropical fruit undertones, Papayadew is sure to become a favorite

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