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Cucumis melo 'Diplomat'

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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: Diplomat

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Category:
Vegetables

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:
Unknown - Tell us

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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Profile:

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:

An early version of Passport from Hollar Seed. Tolerant to powdery mildew. It is nice appearing melon and relatively large, this year it was the last to get ripe. Preceded by Gourmet, Courier, Visa, Melaro, and Grand Slam in that order.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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