Vegetable Description: Planters Jumbo does well in wet or dry conditions and is a favorite with growers! Firm rind and sweet, deep orange flesh. This variety was developed to grow in hot humid climates and is resistant to Powdery and Downey Mildew. Melons are 7” x 6” and average 4 to 5 lbs. Matures in about 88 days.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Cucumis melo
Other Common Names: Planter's Jumbo (hybridized)
Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 88
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 1300
Vegetable Height: 6” to 12”
Vegetable Spacing: 5' to 6'
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant in hills of 2-3 plants per hill at 60”-72” apart, and 1“ below soil surface.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow melon to ripen on plants; then collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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