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Hales Best Jumbo Melon

Hales Best Jumbo Melon

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You will get 1 gram seeds of Hales Best Jumbo Melon for planting.

Hales Best Jumbo Melon is an heirloom variety of muskmelon that produces large, sweet melons with a creamy texture. This melon is easy to grow and can be planted directly in the soil or in containers. It is a vigorous plant that will produce a bountiful harvest of delicious melons.

Latin Name: Cucumis melo

• Hales Best Jumbo Melon has been around since the early 1900s and is still popular today.
• It produces large, sweet melons with a creamy texture and a deep orange-red flesh.
• The fruit can weigh up to 5 pounds and measure up to 10 inches long.
• The vines are vigorous and can reach up to 8 feet long.
• It is an heirloom variety that is open-pollinated, meaning it will produce seeds that are true to type.

• Plant seeds 1 inch deep in well-drained soil after all danger of frost has passed.
• Space plants 2-3 feet apart in rows that are 6-8 feet apart.
• For container planting, choose a large pot at least 16 inches in diameter and 12 inches deep.
• Plant 2-3 seeds per pot and thin to one plant when seedlings are 3-4 inches tall.

• Water regularly during the growing season to keep the soil evenly moist but not soggy.
• Fertilize lightly every 2 weeks with a balanced fertilizer.
• Provide support for the vines by tying them loosely to stakes or trellises as they grow.
• Harvest when the rind turns from green to yellowish tan and the stem begins to separate from the fruit easily.

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