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Cucumis melo 'Courier'

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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: Courier

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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:
Pale Yellow

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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Gardeners' Notes:

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

A slightly oval, green fleshed, 4.5 - 5.5 Lb, 85 day, netted Galia type hybrid from Hollar Seeds. Tolerant to Powdery Mildew 1&2, resistant to Fusarium Wilt 0, 1&2

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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