Suttons Melon Seeds - Rugoso di Cosenza Giallo
A first-class cantaloupe melon for growing in a greenhouse or cold frame. Cut open the large, oval, yellow fruit to reveal the sweet, creamy, mouth-watering flesh within!
- Large, oval, yellow fruit.
- For greenhouse or cold frame.
- Sweet, creamy flesh.
An incredibly refreshing summer treat. While it may need a glasshouse to perform in the UK it's definitely worth it. The flavour of this melon harvested from the plant when ripe is unlike anything from a supermarket that has spent weeks on a boat from the other side of the world.
Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or in a greenhouse at approximately 15-20ºC (60-68ºF) placing the seed on its edge and covering with 13mm (½") of compost. Transplant when large enough to handle into 75mm (3") pots, grow on and finally plant into the greenhouse border, grow bags or large pots, when risk of frost has passed. Restrict growth by pinching out shoots after they have formed 5 leaves. Water and feed regularly. Pollinate by inserting a male flower into female flower (the female flower has a swelling at the base). Sowing-Cropping: 20-22 weeks.
Average packet contents: 15 seeds.