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Green Honeydew Melon

  • Green honeydew melon is a type of melon that belongs to the Cucumis melo species. It is also known as green melon, honeydew, or sweet melon. This fruit is oval or round in shape and has a smooth, green rind that is slightly waxy to the touch. The flesh of the green honeydew melon is sweet and juicy, with a light green color.


    Green honeydew melon is a good source of vitamins and minerals, including vitamin C, potassium, and folate. It is also low in calories and high in fiber


    Days to maturity: 80

    Seeds per pack: 15

    • Choose a suitable location: Green honeydew melons require a warm and sunny location to grow. They prefer well-draining soil with a pH range of 6.0 to 7.0. Choose a location that receives at least six hours of direct sunlight per day.

    • Prepare the soil: Prepare the soil by removing any weeds and adding compost or well-rotted manure to improve the soil quality. You can also add a balanced fertilizer to provide additional nutrients.

    • Plant the seeds: Plant the seeds directly into the soil after the danger of frost has passed. Plant the seeds 1 inch deep and 2-3 feet apart, with rows spaced 4-6 feet apart. Water the seeds thoroughly after planting.

    • Provide support: Green honeydew melon vines can grow up to 6 feet long, so provide support for the vines by using a trellis or fence. This will also help keep the fruit off the ground, reducing the risk of rot.

    • Water regularly: Water the plants regularly, providing 1-2 inches of water per week. Avoid getting the leaves wet to reduce the risk of disease.

    • Fertilize: Apply a balanced fertilizer every 3-4 weeks to provide additional nutrients to the plants.

    • Harvest: Green honeydew melons are ready to harvest when the skin turns from green to yellow or white, and the fruit gives slightly when pressed at the stem end. Cut the fruit from the vine using a sharp knife, leaving a small portion of the stem attached.

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