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PlantFiles: Cantaloupe, Galia
Cucumis melo 'Visa'

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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: Visa

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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:
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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:

From Hollar Seed, which offers this description: "Visa F1 is a Galia type melon that matures early. Maturity is comparable to Passport F1. Slightly oval shape fruit is well netted and with good size. Flesh is very thick and with green color. High sugar content. Very strong vigor vine. Very productive. Widely adapted. Tolerance to Powdery Mildew race 1 & 2. "

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia



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