Vegetable Seeds - Melon
Ideally grow melons in the the greenhouse or cold frame, in a rich, well-drained soil. They prefer a high humidity. See our guide to growing melons
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Emir F1 Seeds
Smooth pale greenish yellow fruits about 11.5cm (4") in diameter, with firm salmon-pink flesh; aromatic and very sweet. More tolerant of low temperatures than most cantaloupe varieties so will bear fruit even in cool summers. For growing in frames, under cloches or fleece in the garden and recommended for northern districts.
From Dobies Price: £1.99 More Information & To Buy
F1 Emir Seed
Sweet, tasty, fragrant, orange flesh approx. 5cm (2") thick. Can be grown in a glasshouse, tunnel, on a patio, under cloches or in the open ground. Tolerates low temperatures well. Cantaloupe type.
From Suttons Seeds Price: £1.69 More Information & To Buy
Lunabel F1 Seeds
A superb melon for greenhouse culture, bearing round, yellow fruits August-September. A high natural sugar content ensures a delicious sweet taste and exquisite aroma. Resistant to Powdery Mildew.
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Melon : Edonis F1 Hybrid
Melon Edonis is early to ripen and productive, which is an important factor for the UK summers. The pale orange fleshed fruits weigh in at about 750g. This fantastic flavoured fruit has a refreshing, delicate taste. Fusarium resistant.
From Thompson & Morgan Price: £0.99 More Information & To Buy
Watermelon F1 Red Star Seeds
A very good watermelon for our climate, which is early to mature (especially if grown through black plastic), producing large, round, dark green-skinned fruit with sweet red flesh.
From Suttons Seeds Price: £2.35 More Information & To Buy
Watermelon Rosario F1 Seeds
This excellent early maturing watermelon produces 3-4kg (7-9 lb) dark green fruits with sweet, juicy, succulent, dark pinkish-red flesh. Tolerant to mildew, fusarium and anthracnose.
From Dobies Price: £2.19 More Information & To Buy
Watermelon Seeds - F1 Sugar Baby
French Vegetable Seeds from Vilmorin. Seeds supplied in French packs with separate English translation. This succulent variety produces beautiful round watermelons whose very sweet red flesh is very refreshing. For glasshouse, tunnel or frame growing. Sow in February. Harvest from late July to September.
From Suttons Seeds Price: £1.99 More Information & To Buy
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