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Melon – Spanspek – Hales Best – Organic Seeds

R29.00 incl VAT

A well-known favourite in South Africa and traditionally eaten either as a breakfast fruit or in fruit salads. It was developed by a Japanese grower living in California in the 1920’s to sell at local markets. This well-known and stunning netted variety is a sure winner in your garden or on your table. It is slip ripened, which means that when ripe the stem of the fruit will part from the fruit under slight pressure, indicating that it is ripe and is simply perfect for your plate.

Ready for harvest around 85 days.

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Favourite spanspek producing medium size, sweet melons of deep orange colour inside.

Origin – International Heirloom, Traditional South African
Type – Spanspek
Variety – Hale’s Best
Plant group – Cucumbers, Melons, Pumpkins
Seasonal – August, September, October, November
Uses – Fruit

Planting Instructions

Direct plant 2cm deep in groups of 3 seeds, spacing groups 90x90cm in full sun. Protect from strong winds.
Germination: 7 – 10 days at 20°-30° C.
Care: Water medium & Fertilization high.
Good Companions: Herbs, Beans, Maize, Salads.
Bad Companions: Tomatoes, Peppers, Potatoes

Weight 0.01 kg
Dimensions 1 × 1 × 1 cm

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