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Melon Seeds - Ridgeway Canteloupe, ORGANIC

$3.95

Expected to be in stock by January

Cucumis melo

ORGANIC. HEIRLOOM. The exceptionally sweet Ridgeway Cantaloupe was a national celebrity during the early 20th century, proudly served at fine dining establishments up and down the East coast. Its star fell with the advent of refrigerated trucks and cheaper melons from California, but its hometown of Ridgeway, NC still throws it a full-blown festival every year. Our strain came to us from Cherry Gal Seeds in Warrenton, NC. Very rare!

SMALL FARM GROWN by Feral Farm, Jacksonville, OR


  • Planting Information


 

Average Seed / ozSeed / 100' RowAverage Yield / 100' RowDays to Harvest
10001/2 oz50-100 lbs90
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost75-95°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingSeeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed1/2"5"43
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
18-24"3-10Annual5-7 years