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Ambrosia Hybrid Cantaloupe

A proven Southern performer.


A real knock-out when introduced over 40 years ago, and still among the best flavored dessert-quality melons. Other melons are now better in disease resistance and with higher vigor, but Ambrosia is the only melon that is currently recommended by all 15 of the South's State Extension Services! 86 DAYS.

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$7.99

For each offer ordered, get approx. 20 seeds per packet.

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  • Botanical Name: Cucumis melo (Cantaloupensis Group) 'Ambrosia'; Family: Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)
  • Height: 8-15 in.
  • Spacing: 2 1/2-3 ft. between plants; 4-6 ft. between rows; hills
  • Depth: 1 inches
  • Spread: vine
  • Light Required: full sun
  • Yield: 100 fruits/100 foot row; 5-7 fruits per vine
  • Days To Maturity: 86 days
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual
  • Germination: 8-10 days
  • Soil Requirements: rich, sandy, well-drained; pH 7.0-7.8
  • Seed Count: 25
  • Size: 6 1/2 x 6 in.; 5 pound melons
  • Comments: Resistant to powdery mildew. Peach colored flesh. Small seed cavity. Vigorous, productive vines.

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