Melon Seeds - Rocky Ford

Melon Seeds - Rocky Ford

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 ($6.57/ounce) 43% Savings
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  • Spicy green flesh cantaloupe
  • High yielding cantaloupe
  • Sweet and juicy flavor
  • Prefers full sun exposure
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 2 to 3 pounds
Growth Habit Climbing

Flavor Profile Sweet; Juicy; Musky; Slightly Nutty
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Culinary, Trellis Garden
Growing Conditions Greenhouse, Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Microgreens

About Melon Seeds - Rocky Ford

Cucumis melo

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

The Rocky Ford Melon (or Rocky Ford Cantaloupe) is a sweet and spicy-tasting heirloom muskmelon that's been around for almost 120 years! The Rocky Ford Melon is well netted, slightly ribbed, and produces delicious green flesh.

Planting Information

Planting Melon Seeds - Rocky Ford

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 2 to 3 feet
Water Needs Average
Hardiness Zones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Melon Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 39
1 Ounce 1,100
1/4 Pound 4,400

Companions Plants

Companion Plants for Melon Seeds - Rocky Ford