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: £2.19 More Information & To Buy
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: £1.29 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: £2.49 More Information & To Buy
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