Cavaillon Espagnol melon

Origin - A very rare and old melon, that was listed in 1893 in Haage & Schmidt’s catalog in Erfurt, Germany, and also listed by the Vilmorin’s of France earlier in the 1800’s.

Days till harvest - 100 days but usually a bit earlier

Rind - Football-shaped, green fruits.  Flesh - delicious light creamy orange flesh with a touch of green. Rich, soft and sweet   Fruit weight - 1-2 kg

Ripeness indicator - Starts to turn a little yellow and develop a little netting. Very light fragrance. Does not slip.

  

 My Notes:  First year growing this variety. The plants are averaging 2 fruits each.


 

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