Botanical Interests® Organic Cantaloupe/Muskmelon Hale’s Best Jumbo



Talk to seasoned gardeners, and they still swear by ‘Hale’s Best Jumbo’. Its 3–5-pound fruits are exceptionally sweet and thick-walled. The seed cavity is small, so you can enjoy more delicious, mouth-watering fruit! Grows and stays sweet in most climates. More drought tolerant than other melons.

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Botanical Name: Cucumis melo

Days to Maturity: 85 days

Family: Cucurbitaceae

Native: Africa, Asia, Australia, West Pacific Islands

Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual

Plant Dimensions: Sprawling vine; average 6′, but can be more.

Variety Information: 6″ diameter, 3–5 pound average, heavily-netted fruit with very sweet, thick, salmon-pink flesh. Small seed cavity means more fruit! Plants are more drought tolerant than other varieties; however, since melons have a high percentage of water, prolonged drought can reduce yields.