Cucumis melo var. inodorus
Days to Maturity: 80-90
A short season heirloom perfect for Colorado, Southwest and other short season growers! Small, sweet, orange fruits are juicy and thirst-quenching in the heat of the summer's end. Collective Farm Woman cantaloupe is easy to grow. Plant directly in ground after last frost, or start indoors sooner. Enjoys full sun.
Planting Instructions: Sow Collective Farm Woman Cantaloupe seeds directly in the ground 1" deep, 1-2 feet apart after all danger of frost has passed & soil has warmed a bit. Or start indoors 3 weeks before last frost.
Seed Saving Instructions: Scoop seeds from tastiest, fully ripe melons (melons turn orange when fully ripe). Rinse and dry on a screen or cloth. Store seeds in a paper or mesh bag in a cool, dark and dry location.
Approx 20 Collective Farm Woman Cantaloupe seeds per packet