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Melon Seeds - Hales Best Jumbo HEIRLOOM - OPEN POLLINATED

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1/4 Pound Package $21.95 42%
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5 Pound Sack $164.95
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  • Melons up to 5 Pounds
  • 90 Days to Harvest
  • Prefers full sun exposure

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Heirloom "Hales Best Jumbo" Melon Seeds

The Hales Best Jumbo Melon is, in our book, one of the finest all-around cantaloupes available today. A classic heirloom musk melon that has only recently bounced back into regular circulation, the Hales Best produces deliciously sweet – and sizable – cantaloupes.

  • Fast Facts

    Name:Hales Best Jumbo Melon
    Botanical Name:Cucumis melo "Hales Best Jumbo"
    Type:Heirloom
    Size at Maturity:Up to 5 Pounds
    Days to Maturity:90 Days
    Light Requirement:Full Sun
    Planting Time:Warm Season
    Sowing Method:Direct Sow
    Planting Depth:1"
    Plant Spacing:24" - 36"
    Seeds per Pound:NA
    Hardiness Zones:All
    Ships:Year-round
    Average Seeds Per Packet:~1/2 tsp
  • Planting Instructions

    When to plant:

    • Don’t plant your melon seeds until the soil is consistently above 70 Degrees F.

    How to plant:

    • Before planting, amend your soil with compost or aged manure so the melons have adequate nutrition.
    • When transplanting, give your melon seeds 36 to 40 inches of space so they can spread out.

    How to harvest:

    • Look for the rind color turning from green to yellow or tan. Harvest your melon when it is easy to pull from the vine, but not falling off.

     

    *Melons will generally flower before they bear fruit - this is normal and isn’t an indication that you won’t receive fruit! Pests and diseases are somewhat common with melons, so consistent attention is best.

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Find the seeds that you have been looking for with this seller. If they don't have them then you don't need them. I recommend them highly.

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excelent and easy

I grew 2 kinds of melons as a test, the hands down winner was the Hales best. This is very good for a new gardener. I felt they were easy to grow and they were as good or better than in the store and the same size you would get at the store. You will get such a kick out of watching them grow. I grew them on a trelis, no bending.You will give thanks to the Lord when you pick it from your garden. It is the best.

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