Spanish Melon
Cucumis melo var. inodorus 'Ananas'

Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)
Species: melo var. inodorus
Cultivar: Ananas
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Category:

Vegetables

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Tucson, Arizona

Braselton, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Feb 28, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

This is a 5 lb 100 day cantaloupe. It has an oblong shape with light netting. The melon grows green but turns orange beige upon ripening. Creamy yellow flesh. A popular middle eastern type available from Wiihite.