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

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

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Sullivan, Indiana

Gardeners' Notes:

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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.