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Mellifera Botanicals

Cantaloupe, Hearts of Gold

Cantaloupe, Hearts of Gold

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30+ ‘Hearts of Gold’ Cantaloupe Seeds

Cucumis melo

Non-GMO, Heirloom, Open Pollinated

This cantaloupe is recognized for its vigorous growth and juicy, flavorful fruits. The Hearts of Gold cantaloupe (or muskmelon) has a heart of deep orange, deliciously sweet and aromatic flesh. These plants produce 2- to 3-pound firm fruits that mature from green to tan, forming a net-like pattern on the exterior of the fruits.

Seeds will germinate best at 75 degrees Fahrenheit. Direct sow melon seeds 1-2 weeks after your last frost, when the soil temperature is above 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Alternatively, start seeds indoors 2-4 weeks before transplanting, when the temperature outside is at least 75 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Life Cycle: Annual
  • Season: Warm Weather
  • Light: Full Sun
  • Seed Depth: ½”
  • Germination Time: 4 – 10 days
  • Germination Rate: 74%
  • Plant Spacing: 24-36”
  • Days to Maturity: 80-100
  • USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-12

All varieties are guaranteed to be authentic and grow true to type.

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