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Melon Tam Dew

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Melon Tam Dew

Cucumis melo A sublime Honeydew variety, has a great spicy flavour, that stores (2-3 weeks) and ships very well. This is a great variety as you know when it’s ripe, as the skin lightens, giving you a simple visual indicator of when to pick it. Resistant to both powdery and downy mildew. Approx. 10 seeds

Melon Ananas

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Melon Ananas

Cucumis melo A deliciously juicy and sweet oval melon from the 1800’s. This melon is a rare muskmelon and when translated from French it means pineapple. The flesh ranges from a creamy white/green to a pale orange colour when ripe. It has a lovely scent with a hint of pineapple. Approx. 10 seeds

Melon Banana

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Melon Banana

Cucumis melo Possibly one of the more unusual melons we have on offer. Has a flavour all of its own that hints at more than just your common melon flavour. It looks like a cross between a papaya and a banana. Lift fruit onto squares of wood to prevent rot setting, in especially in wet climates or soils. Approx. 10 Seeds

Melon Charentais

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Melon Charentais

Cucumis melo The Charentais (Pronounced Sharon-tay) is one of the best melons one can buy. Heavily or even heavenly scented a few of these standing in your kitchen is bound to get your guests mouths watering. A stunning producer that has an amazingly thick flesh with a brilliant orange colour. Super sweet and high in vitamin C a sure winner in the garden or on your plate. It has been grown in the Charentais region of France since the 1920’s and as such holds it head up high in the heirloom world. Approx. 10 seeds

Melon Topmark

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Melon Topmark

Cucumis melo A prolific producer of 1-2 kg oval and netted melons. The skins are tough which protect the melon from bruising. Delicious thick, sweet, orange coloured flesh with a small seed cavity in the middle. These melons will adapt to hot and dry climates. Resistant to Scab and Powdery mildew, as well as Downy mildew tolerant. Approx. 10 seeds

Melon Crenshaw

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Melon Crenshaw

Cucumis melo One of the best tasting musk melons, this is the US version of our Spanspek and it tastes just as good. It has a pale yellow skin that when cut reveals a stunning orange/pink heavenly scented flesh, that tastes just as good as it smells. Approx. 10 seeds

Cucumber Jelly Melon

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Cucumber Jelly Melon

Cucumis metuliferus One of South Africa’s unknown treasures, known as African Horned Cucumber or just a wild cucumber. The flavour changes as it ripens from sweet citrus (green) to a banana/kiwi fruit/citrus (ripe). Simply scoop out with a teaspoon, a simple and quick treat for all ages. Easy to grow. Approx. 10 seeds

Melon Planters Jumbo

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Melon Planters Jumbo

Cucumis melo Big tasty fruit with a small seed cavity. This variety has been bred specifically to be resistant to Powdery and Downey mildew, both diseases are the bane of any melon growers life. The finely netted skins are thin and give way to a thick fleshed sweet aromatic fruit that weighs around 1kg. Approx. 10 seeds

Melon Spanspek (Hales Best)

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Melon Spanspek (Hales Best)

Cucumis melo A well known favourite in South Africa and traditionally eaten either as a breakfast fruit or in fruit salads. This well-known and stunning netted variety is a sure winner in your garden or on your table. It’s slip ripened, which means that when ripe the stem of the fruit will part from the fruit under slight pressure, indicating that it is ripe and just perfect for your plate. Approx. 10 seeds

Melon Vine Peach

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Melon Vine Peach

Cucumis melo AKA Mango melon, this delicious peach sized melon has a low sugar content with a slight mango flavour. The fruits have a yellow coloured rind and a creamy white inner flesh, the fresh fruits have a lovely peachy-mango scent. Historically these melons were used to make delicious jams, preserves and pies and were not eaten raw. The plants are drought tolerant and very hardy. Approx. 10 seeds

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