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Sugar Cube Hybrid Melon

Tasty and Easy to Grow
  • SKU: 08800
  • For each offer ordered, get 1 pack of 10 seeds
This item ships in both Spring & Fall

Sugar Cube Hybrid Melon

A taste-test winner in our melon trials, Sugar Cube Hybrid Cantaloupe produces personal-sized, 2 lb. fruits with a high, 14% sugar content, deep orange flesh and a small seed cavity. A top performer for disease resistance in our melon trials, Sugar Cube Hybrid Melon produces high yields of uniform fruits with netted skin and no suture. Excellent shelf life. Melon seeds can be direct-seeded into the garden after the last frost has passed or started indoors and transplanted to the garden. Approx. 10 seeds per pkt. 80 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormClimbing vine, annual.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height1 - 1/2 feet.
  • Spread6 - 12 foot.
  • Spacing12 inches.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageMedium green foliage.
  • Flower FormSmall yellow flowers.
  • FruitSmall, round 2 lb. fruit. Juicy, deep orange flesh with 14% sugar content a small seed cavity.
  • Germination3 - 10 days.
  • Soil RequirementsPrefers warm, well-drained soil, high in organic matter with pH 6.5 to 7.5. Consistent, plentiful moisture needed until fruit is about the size of a tennis ball
  • Growth RateModerate growth rate.
  • Seed CountItem 08800 - approximately 10 seeds per packet. 4464 - Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • PollinatorPollinated by bees.
  • CommentsThe most delicious variety in our 2013 melon trials also has the best disease resistance! Small, round 2-lb melons have deep orange flesh, a small seed cavity and high sugar content. This easy-to-grow variety produces high yields of uniform personal-sized melons with netted skin and no sutures. Excellent shelf life. 80 DAYS.
  • YieldHigh yields.
  • Botanical NameCucumis melo 'Sugar Cube'
  • Depth1/2 inch.
  • Days To Maturity80 days.
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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
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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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