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Hyb. Alvaro (Charentais)

Hyb. Alvaro (Charentais)

This product is no longer available this season.


Cucumis melo
The first Charentais ever at W.H. Perron! Very fragrant and sweet dark orange flesh. This high quality melon will surprise you. Intermediate tolerance to Powdery Mildew.
0,9-1,5 Kg
CULTURAL PRACTICES: Start seeds indoors in early spring. After about 6 weeks and when all risk of frost has passed, the seedlings should be hardened off and planted in the garden. SOIL: Melons need a well-drained, fertile soil with a pH of 6.5 to 7, high humus content and a high level of nitrogen. SPACING: Plant each seedling in slight mounds spaced 1 meter apart with 1 to 1.5 meters between rows. Make sure to protect young plants from wind and cold weather with cloches or plastic tunnels until they are well established. GROWING TIPS: Soil should be rich in organic matter and kept moist. Choose a warm site in full sun. Pinch end of stems for faster ripening. HARVESTING: Cantaloupe and muskmelon are sweet smelling when mature and fruit stalks crack.
10 s/p
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