Athena Hybrid Cantaloupe
- SKU: 66185
- For each offer ordered, get 1 pack of 25 seeds
Athena Hybrid Cantaloupe
- FormVine, annual.
- LightFull sun.
- Height2 - 3 feet.
- Spacing3 inches.
- Zones3 - 9 annual.
- FoliageGreen foliage.
- Flower FormSmall yellowflowers.
- FruitFirm, salmon-colored flesh holds well after harvest. 7 x 6.5 inch fruit. 5 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)
- Depth1 inch.
- Days To Maturity75 Days.
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|
Additional Shipping Notes:
The type of product you order or the weather in our area to yours may affect the anticipated shipping schedule, shifting earlier or later, depending.
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.