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PlantFiles: Honey Dew Melon
Cucumis melo var. inodorus 'Tam Dew'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)
Species: melo var. inodorus
Cultivar: Tam Dew
Hybridized by Texas A&M

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
Unknown - Tell us

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 days

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Jul 16, 2004, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An open pollinated honeydew. Tolerant to Downy and Powdery Mildews. Ivory Green 4-5 lb oval fruit. (100 day). Late ripening and extends the season here.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia
Sullivan, Indiana



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