MELON – China Gold

$2.95

Fragrant, sweet melons with firm, juicy flesh.

Discover why this golden melon is such a hit in China. Apart from the rich golden skin that gives it its name, this melon boasts incredibly tender flesh with a 17 percent natural sugar content. Think sweet and juicy, and you’re halfway there. The fruits develop quickly, allowing for harvest about 30 days after flowering, and each melon can weigh up to 2kg. To boost fruit size, thin buds so that there are only two to three per vine.

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Discover why this golden melon is such a hit in China. Apart from the rich golden skin that gives it its name, this melon boasts incredibly tender flesh with a 17 percent natural sugar content. Think sweet and juicy, and you’re halfway there. The fruits develop quickly, allowing for harvest about 30 days after flowering, and each melon can weigh up to 2kg. To boost fruit size, thin buds so that there are only two to three per vine.

Days to Harvest

90 days

Position/Sunlight

Full Sun

Watering

Medium

Plant Spacing

100cm

Plant Height

30cm

Additional Features

Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible

How to Sow

Sow your seeds directly in well composted soil or in pots for a head start and an earlier crop. Keep moist during germination.

How to Harvest

The fruit should easily slip off the vine as soon as it is ripe.

Common Name:MELON - China Gold
Scientific Name:Cucumis melo
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 10
Germination Time:10 days
Days to Harvest:90 days
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Plant Height:30cm
Plant Spacing:100cm
Sow Depth:10mm
Row Spacing:150cm
Companion Plants:Beans, Corn, Cucumbers, Lettuce, Nasturtiums, Potatoes
Cool Sow:Sep-Nov
Warm Sow:Aug-Mar
Tropical Sow:All Year
Additional Features:Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible
Growing Information

How to Sow

Sow your seeds directly in well composted soil or in pots for a head start and an earlier crop. Keep moist during germination.

How to Harvest

The fruit should easily slip off the vine as soon as it is ripe.

Product Details
Common Name:MELON - China Gold
Scientific Name:Cucumis melo
Seeds Per Packet:Approx 10
Germination Time:10 days
Days to Harvest:90 days
Position/Sunlight:Full Sun
Watering:Medium
Plant Height:30cm
Plant Spacing:100cm
Sow Depth:10mm
Row Spacing:150cm
Companion Plants:Beans, Corn, Cucumbers, Lettuce, Nasturtiums, Potatoes
Cool Sow:Sep-Nov
Warm Sow:Aug-Mar
Tropical Sow:All Year
Additional Features:Direct-Sow Seeds, Easy Care Plants, Edible