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Melon

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Melon with thin smooth skin with light green stripes maturing to creamy yellow. Orange flesh is fine-textured delightfully scented and very sweet. Obviously grown in this region of France.

Additional Info

  • Genus:
    Cucumis
  • Species:
    melo
  • Cultivar:
    Charentaise
  • Recommended site:
    Well drained soil in full sunshine
  • Graham's Tip:
    Fruit is ready for picking and eating when the stem shrivels where it joins the fruit.
  • Watering:
    Water regularly
  • History in Graham's Garden:
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    YearCropTypeAmountSownPlanted out1st harvestDays to 1st harvestLast harvestRemarks
    2005MelonCharentais620/04/05
    01/09/0513413/09/055 melons
    2006MelonCharentais802/06/06
    18/09/0610829/09/0612 melons
    2007MelonCharentais205/02/0715/05/0710/09/07217
    4 melons
    2008MelonCharentais312/04/0805/06/0830/09/08171
    1 tiny melon