Honey Dew Melon
Cucumis melo var. inodorus 'Early Crisp'

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

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Jensen, Utah

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On Jan 4, 2007, dthom from Jensen, UT wrote:

We have a short growing season here. But 'Early Crisp' ripened before the first frost. Very good, honey-dew type of melon.

Neutral

On Mar 1, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 1998 hybrid from Seminis. An 80 day, 7-8 lb, green fleshed melon. Fusarium resistant.