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PlantFiles: Cantaloupe
Cucumis melo 'Honey Bun Hybrid'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cucumis (KOO-koo-mis) (Info)
Species: melo (MEL-oh) (Info)
Cultivar: Honey Bun Hybrid

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Category:
Vegetables

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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; sow indoors before last frost
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:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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

New Honey Bun Hybrid. 73 days. A real bush cantaloupe. The little melons are 5" across with deep orange flesh and honey-sweet flavor. Each vine will produce 3 or 4 fruits.

Neutral smiln32 On Feb 16, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Matures in 73 days. Fruit weighs approx 3 lbs when ripe. Flesh is orange and very sweet.

Regional...

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

Mountain View, California



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