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

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

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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:
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:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Farmerdill On Nov 18, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A good producer of 6 inch round green tinted white melons. Very pale green flesh is very sweet. Even though it is a ninety day melon, I was able to grow it on black plastic in Radford.

Regional...

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

Augusta, Georgia
Radford, Virginia



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