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Sugar Cube Hybrid Melon
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Sugar Cube Hybrid Melon

Tasty and Easy to Grow

A taste-test winner in our melon trials, Sugar Cube Hybrid Cantaloupe produces personal-sized, 2 lb. fruits with a high, 14% sugar content, deep orange flesh and a small seed cavity. A top performer for disease resistance in our melon trials, Sugar Cube Hybrid Melon produces high yields of uniform fruits with netted skin and no suture. Excellent shelf life. Melon seeds can be direct-seeded into the garden after the last frost has passed or started indoors and transplanted to the garden. Approx. 10 seeds per pkt. 80 DAYS.

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  • Botanical Name: Cucumis melo 'Sugar Cube'
  • Height: 1 - 1/2 feet.
  • Spacing: 12 inches.
  • Depth: 1/2 inch.
  • Spread: 6 - 12 foot.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Pollinated by bees.
  • Yield: High yields.
  • Foliage: Medium green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer
  • Fruit: Small, round 2 lb. fruit. Juicy, deep orange flesh with 14% sugar content a small seed cavity.
  • Days To Maturity: 80 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 3 - 10 days.
  • Form: Climbing vine, annual.
  • 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.
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 10 seeds per packet.
  • Pruning: None needed.
  • 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.

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