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Plants Matching cucumis melo

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Scott Bauer, USDA/ARS

(Cantaloupe, Casaba Melon, Honey Dew, Melon, Muskmelon)

Garden fresh melons are truly a summertime treat. Fragrant and delicious, these warm season fruits have been bred and revered by cultures worldwide and come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Muskmelons, cantaloupes and "late melons," like honeydew and casaba, are all Cucumis melo variants believed to have origins in Africa.

Melons are tropical annual vines with long, spreading stems that cling via springy tendrils. Their big lobed leaves are coarse, fuzzy and medium to deep green. Bright...

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All-America Selections

(Canary Melon)

This 2004 All-America Selections Winner boasts lovely compact melons with beautiful golden yellow skin, small seed cavities and sweet ivory flesh. The prolific vines of this canary melon are resilient and produce lots of 2 to 3 pound fruits that are ready for harvest around 70 days after planting. They are also more compact than average, making them well-suited to smaller garden spaces.

Melons are tropical annual vines with long, spreading stems that cling via springy tendrils. Their big lobed...

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James H. Schutte

(Ananas d'Amerique A Chair Verte Melon, Melon)

The heirloom pineapple melon, 'Ananas d'Amerique A Chair Verte', translates to “pineapple of America with green flesh", so it has roots in both France and America. Its elongated oval fruits have greenish-tan netted skin and firm, ivory or pale green flesh that’s sweet, fragrant and somewhat like pineapple. The vines produce lots small to medium pound fruits that are ready for harvest around 75 to 80 days after planting. This cultivar may also be sold under the name “ananas.”

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All-America Selections

(Cantaloupe)

Named for its heavenly flavor, ‘Angel’ is a vigorous melon that was recognized as a 2003 All-America Selections Winner. The 2 to 3 pound fruits have yellow and green netted skin, small seed cavities and fragrant, crisp, white flesh within. The fast-growing vines are relatively compact and produce melons only 60 days after planting.

Melons are tropical annual vines with long, spreading stems that cling via springy tendrils. Their big lobed leaves are coarse, fuzzy and medium to deep green. Bright...

The cucumber 'Armenian' ('Yard Long') is prized for its long, ribbed, spineless, non-bitter fruit. These slicing cucumbers have large, broadly lobed green leaves that are coarse to the touch. When mature, the vines produce yellow flowers. Pollen-bearing male flowers usually appear first, followed by the fruit-bearing female flowers, recognizable by the distinctive oval-shaped ovary at the base of the bloom. Ribbed fruits are light green, maturing to pale yellow. They are best harvested when young...

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James Burghardt

(Athena Cantaloupe, Cantaloupe)

Highly disease resistant vines produce classic cantaloupes that are fragrant and delicious. ‘Athena’ is a vigorous hybrid that produces 5 to 6 pound fruits around 75 days after planting. It has orange and tan netted skin and sweet, juicy salmon-orange flesh within. The vines are very compact and can produce as many as seven melons. The crack-resistant fruits store well too. The netted skin reveals this is truly a muskmelon.

Melons are tropical annual vines with long, spreading stems that cling...

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National Garden Bureau

(Crenshaw Melon)

A crenshaw melon for areas with short frost-free seasons, 'Burpees Early Hybrid' grows from seed to harvest in about 105 days. The large, oblong melons have dark green skin that yellows as the peach-pink, mildly sweet flesh ripens. This high-yielding F1 hybrid was introduced by W. Atlee Burpee Co. in 1968. Garden fresh melons are truly a summertime treat. Fragrant and delicious, these warm season fruits have been bred and revered by cultures worldwide and come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Muskmelons,...

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James H. Schutte

(Burrell's Jumbo Cantaloupe, Cantaloupe)

This classic muskmelon produces large oval fruits with netted skin and sweet, deep salmon-orange flesh. The 5 pound fruits are ready for harvest around 82 days after planting and require at least 10 weeks of warm weather for good fruit production.

Melons are tropical annual vines with long, spreading stems that cling via springy tendrils. Their big lobed leaves are coarse, fuzzy and medium to deep green. Bright yellow, funnel-shaped flowers are produced when the vines reach maturity. The flowers...

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Jessie Keith

(Charantais Melon, French Melon)

The small, deliciously sweet melon, 'Charentais', is the best known and loved French melon. Each slightly netted fruit is yellow-tan on the exterior with distinctive green shallow furrows. Inside, the fragrant, sweet flesh is dark orange. Several charentais cultivars have been bred—though some claim to have the original — so this is also considered a regional melon type rather than a single cultivated variety. The first charentais melons are believed to have been bred and selected near Poitou-Charentes,...

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National Garden Bureau

(Cantaloupe )

An early-ripening muskmelon that's suitable for areas with short summers, 'Fastbreak' grows from seed to harvest in approximately 80 days. The 3- to 4- pound (1.5- to 2-kg), corky-skinned, sweet-fleshed melons are abundantly borne on fusarium-resistant vines.

Melons are tropical annual vines with long, sprawling stems that cling via springy tendrils. Their big lobed leaves are coarse, fuzzy and medium to deep green. Bright yellow, funnel-shaped flowers are produced when the vines reach maturity....