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Superstar Hybrid Cantaloupe

Thick, Flavorful Flesh

Large, 6- to 8-lb. fruits have smooth, salmon-colored flesh. Luscious flavor and aroma hold well after harvest. Fusarium-tolerant plants are especially recommended for the East and Midwest. 86 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height 2 - 3 feet.
  • Germination 8 - 10 days.
  • Shade Required Full sun

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For each offer ordered, get approx. 25 seeds per packet

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  • Botanical Name: Cucumis melo var. reticulatus 'Superstar'; Family: Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)
  • Height: 2 - 3 feet.
  • Spacing: 3 inches.
  • Depth: 1/2 inch.
  • Spread: Vine.
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun
  • Yield: 100 fruits/100 foot row; 5-7 fruits per vine
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Days To Maturity: 86 days.
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Rich, sandy, well-drained soil; pH 7.0-7.8
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • Comments: A leader for an Eastern type Melon. A good pick for Eastern and Midwestern states. Fruits are round to flattened-round with course net and deep sutures. Fruit size is large with average weights around 6 - 8 lbs. Tolerant to furarium wilt 2. High quality fruits and heavy producers of melons with a salmon-colored flesh of thick, smooth and of the finest flavor and aroma that holds well after picking.

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