Melon, Noir de Carmes (Organic)

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Quick Facts

  • French heirloom
  • Sugary and smooth
  • Dates prior to 1800

Cucumis melo

80 days.  Very popular in France, this melon was cultivated for centuries by the Carmelite monks who it is named for.  Round, ribbed, and about 8 inches in diameter, this melon makes the perfect dish to serve vanilla ice cream in when halved!  Juicy orange flesh, these plants are very productive!

How to grow it:

Germ Temp

Indoor Start

Germ Days

Frost Tolerant

Sun

Seed Depth

Plant/Row Spacing

65-95

3 w.

3-13 d.

No

Full

1/2”

18”/24”

Plant 1-2" deep in small mounds 24" apart. Melons are heavy feeders, provide fertility throughout the season.

Seed specs:  Packet size 30 seeds