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Cucumis melo 'Sensation'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)
Species: melo (MEL-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Sensation

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Category:
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Jun 21, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is the featured melon in Hollars series of specialty melons. An 85 day, 5-6 lb, hybrid with soft white flesh. Did ok, but this growing season has been tough on cucumis melo. Good eating melon, that will probably be more prolific under more favorable conditions.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia



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