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Rock Melon Seed Hale's Best

Code: MS3515

A tasty and refreshing summer fruit. Prefers hot and dry climates. This variety requires a long, warm season to allow the fruit to mature but it's worth the wait. Oval fruit with delicious organge flesh, best served cold.
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Planting Instruction
  • How To Sow: Choose a well drained site in full sun. Best sown in trays or pots for subsequent transplanting or, after frosts. Sprinle seeds 15cm apart and cover to a depth of 1cm. Later, transplant to 1 metre apart.
  • Seedling Care: Keep seedbed or trays evenly moist during the germination period of 7-10 days. Apply McGregor's FruitMax 2 weeks after germination for healthier plans and a maximum crop. Protect your vege garden from snails and slugs with McGregor's Snail and Slug bait and from White Butterfly with McGregor's Derris Dust.
  • Hints and Tips: Melons must have warm growing conditions and shelter from wind. Keep plants irrigated through summer by soak hoses or similar. Avoid watering the foliage. Melons require a long growing season. Ideally you can start them a few weeks early under cover, or in a glasshouse.
  • Our seeds are not treated with Neonicitinoids
Specs & Warranty
Dimensions 1x100x136 mm
Weight 0.005 kg
Seed Count Approx 15
Botanical Name Cucumis melo var Reticulatus
Seed Type Vegetable
Sowing Position Full Sun
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 1) Spring
When To Sow (Tropical Zone 2) Spring
When To Sow (Temperate Zone) Spring
When To Sow (Cool Zone 4) Spring
Grow In Gardens
Annual or Perennial
Seed Depth 1cm
Seed Spacing 15cm
Plant Spacing 1m
Harvest/Flower/Maturity Time 17-20 weeks


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