Cantaloupe is a very refreshing and delicious addition to your garden. The sweet, juicy taste of cantaloupe is perfect to enjoy as a dessert, snack, or as part of a drink. In fact, a melon smoothie is a wonderful way to cool down on a hot day.
Hales Best Jumbo Cantaloupe is a favorite of farmers due to its large reliable harvest, small seed cavity, and exceptional sweetness. You can grow this cantaloupe at home, too, and find out why so many love this fruit!
The flesh of this cantaloupe is fragrant and a beautiful orange color, with heavily netted rinds. The fruits are slightly oval and can weigh up to 6 pounds, and the small seed cavity means more cantaloupe for you to eat.
Hales Best Jumbo cantaloupe likes a long, hot growing season. You can direct plant seeds outdoors in the garden, or start seeds indoors to get a jump-start on growing. Be careful with transplants, however, since they can have very delicate roots. Mulch can also help warm the soil around Hales Best Cantaloupe if you have a shorter growing season.