Seeds: Organic Melon – “French Charentais Cantaloupe” Variety


  • Packet Size: 30 Seeds
  • Days to Maturity: 75 days
  • Sweet, fragrant, orange fleshed cantaloupe melons
  • With smooth slate blue/green skin
  • Will ripen even in cooler areas
  • Organic seeds grown and harvested in Ontario
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Organic French-Charentais Cantaloupe Melon Seeds

Grown and harvested in Ontario, organic French-Charentais Cantaloupe Melon seeds take 75 days to reach maturity. Sweet, fragrant, orange fleshed melons with smooth slate blue/green skin. These are true cantaloupe melons and they will ripen even in cooler areas. Each small melon is the perfect size for two servings. They smell as good as they taste and are a hit at farm markets.

Planting Instructions

Start indoors 4 weeks before your frost free date.  Sow seeds .6 cm deep 10 cm pots and keep temperatures between 27 and 32 degrees C. Thin to one plant per pot and keep warm and moist. Harden off before planting outside into rich soil. Keep soil moist until fruits set then allow the soil to stay on the dry side. Harvest when the tendril on the vine nearest the fruit stem is browning or dead. The melons will be sweet and fragrant when ripe.

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Hawthorn Farm produces organic seeds for the Canadian climate. All seeds are non-GMO, non-hybrid, and open-pollinated from plants grown in Ontario, Canada.