Melon Varieties A - D
Click on the name for more info about that variety

Note: These are all open-pollinated, non-restricted varieties. I don't grow them all.

  •  CA - Cantalupensis group (now includes RE - Reticulatus)(netted melons and true canteloupes)
  • IN - Inodorous group (winter melons, honeydews)
  • DU - Dudaim group (Mango melons, Queen Anne etc.)
  • MO - Mormordica group (phoot and snap melons. The fruit is oval or cylindrical with smooth skin that cracks at maturity)
  • CO - Conomon group (Oriental pickling melons)

Note:

  • *** - Personally recommended (most melons are good to great but these are exceptional in my opinion)
  • # - Good for small gardens or short growing seasons  
  • G - Melons I am growing or have grown 





Acoma   

USA






Akhisar


Turkey





Altinbas


Turkey








 
 
Ankara

Turkey

IN




Apple


Paraguay






Ashkahabad

Turkey

IN








Afghan Honeydew



Afghanistan








 
Alushta


Russia

IN, G




Amish


USA

CA




 
Arancino


Italy

CA




Banana

***
USA

RE, G




 
Blenheim
(Blenheim Orange)

England

RE



 
Biga 


Turkey

IN




Bosnian-Green

***

Turkey

G



 
 
 
Bursa Turque







Boule d'Or


France?

IN




 
 
Cantalun

CA






 
Charentais

France

CA, G





 
Citli







Cesme

Turkey







 
Christmas Melon

IN





 
 
 
Dalaman 

Turkey





D'Alger 

France

CA, G





 
De Almeria

IN





Davutbey


Turkey






 
De Bellegarde

CA






 
De Luneville

France





 
Didona

USSR