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Ambrosia Hybrid Cantaloupe

A proven Southern performer.
A proven Southern performer.
  • SKU: 87406
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 20 seeds per packet.
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Ambrosia Hybrid Cantaloupe

A real knock-out when introduced over 40 years ago, and still among the best flavored dessert-quality melons. Other melons are now better in disease resistance and with higher vigor, but Ambrosia is the only melon that is currently recommended by all 15 of the South's State Extension Services! 86 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Lightfull sun
  • Height8-15 in.
  • Spreadvine
  • Spacing2 1/2-3 ft. between plants; 4-6 ft. between rows; hills
  • Zones3 - 9 annual
  • Germination8-10 days
  • Soil Requirementsrich, sandy, well-drained; pH 7.0-7.8
  • Seed Count25
  • CommentsResistant to powdery mildew. Peach colored flesh. Small seed cavity. Vigorous, productive vines.
  • Yield100 fruits/100 foot row; 5-7 fruits per vine
  • Botanical NameCucumis melo (Cantaloupensis Group) 'Ambrosia'; Family: Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)
  • Size6 1/2 x 6 in.; 5 pound melons
  • Depth1 inches
  • Days To Maturity86 days
Shipping Schedule

Shipping Schedule

Orders for general merchandise and gift certificates are typically shipped within 5 business days. Most times, orders having items with different shipping schedules are held in full until the entire order is ready to ship based on your grow zone.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country using the shipping timeframes outlined below. We continually monitor weather conditions for extreme hot or cold and adjust shipping schedules as needed. Due to hot weather conditions, we are unable to ship most plant items in July and August.

2019 Spring Shipping Schedule
1A-4A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
4B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
5B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
6B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7A 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
7B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
8A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
9A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
10A & B 11/2/18 - 6/17/19
Last Order Date 6/14/2019

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Please note that we cannot ship outside the 48 contiguous states.

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