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Athena Hybrid Cantaloupe

  • SKU: 66185
  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 25 seeds per packet
  • Zones: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Height: 2 - 3 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Germination: 10 - 20 days.
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Athena Hybrid Cantaloupe

Description
A Favorite Across the U.S.!
Highest-quality, 5- to 6-lb. fruits have outstanding flavor and aroma. Firm, salmon-colored flesh holds well after harvest. Vigorous, high-yielding plants. You won't be disappointed! 75 DAYS.
Product Details
  • Seasonboth Spring & Fall
  • Unit of Measureapprox. 25 seeds per packet
  • FormAnnual.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height2 - 3 feet.
  • SpreadVine.
  • Spacing3 inches.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Flower FormYellow.
  • BloomsSummer.
  • Fruit5 to 6 lbs.
  • Germination10 - 20 days.
  • Soil RequirementsRich, sandy, well-drained soil; pH 7.0-7.8
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • CommentsAthena Hybrid is an early maturing Eastern melon in a class of it's own. Athena has consistently delivered at the top for fresh color, flavor, aroma, firmness, and shelf life after harvest. Pick at full slip for best quality. Superior flavor with outstanding eating quality. Firm flesh holds well. Vigorous plant and hearty producer. Best seller in the USA with gardeners and growers. Fruit averages 5 - 6 lbs. with coarse netting and thick salmon colored flesh.
  • YieldApproximately 100 fruits per 100 foot row; 5 - 7 fruits per vine.
  • Botanical NameCucumis melo (Cantaloupensis Group); Family: Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)
  • Size7 x 6.5 inch fruit.
  • HeaderA Favorite Across the U.S.!
  • Depth1 inch.
  • Days To Maturity75.
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.

2018 Spring Shipping Schedule for Plants
Zones Tomatoes & Peppers Potatoes Sweet Potatoes Onion Plants
1A-4A 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
4B 5/14 - 6/1 3/26 - 6/15 5/21 - 6/8 4/2 - 5/11
5A 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 5/14 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
5B 5/14 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/26 - 5/11
6A 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 5/11
6B 4/23 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/26 - 5/11
7A 4/23 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/19 - 5/11
7B 4/2 - 6/1 2/26 - 6/15 4/30 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/11
8A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/19 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/29 - 5/11
9A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/23 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
10A & B 4/2 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/15 4/16 - 6/8 1/2 - 5/11
Last Order Date 5/28 6/11 6/4 5/7
Zones Bareroot Roses Large Bareroots, Trees & Shrubs Tender Annuals All other Perennials & Potted Plants
1A-4A 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
4B 4/16 - 6/1 4/2 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/30 - 6/22
5A 4/1 - 6/1 3/19 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 4/2 - 6/22
5B 3/19 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 3/30 - 6/8 3/19 - 6/22
6A 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
6B 3/5 - 6/1 3/5 - 6/22 4/30 - 6/8 3/5 - 6/22
7A 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
7B 2/26 - 6/1 2/12 - 6/22 4/2 - 6/8 2/26 - 6/22
8A & B 2/19 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/20 - 5/25
9A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
10A & B 1/22 - 6/1 2/12 - 5/25 4/2 - 6/8 2/12 - 5/25
Last Order Date 5/28 1A-7B: 6/18 6/4 1A-7B: 6/18
8A-10B: 5/21 8A-10B: 5/21

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Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until full dormant for optimum stress protection.

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

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