Melon, Kajari


Incredibly ornamental fruits originating from Indian with resistance to powdery mildew.  Flavors are like that of a cantaloupe/muskmelon.

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 Melon – Kajari

This amazing little melon comes into our lives from fellow growers at the Agua Dulce Farm. After trialing them we are so pleased with their color, beauty, performance, and resistance to powdery mildew. The fruits are just as ornamental as they are tasty. Flavor is sweet and mild like that of honey dew. The texture is very creamy.  Vines produce heavily and should be cut back to encourage ripening. Fruits are about 2 lbs and change color when ready to harvest! They are a perfect CSA melon.

Suggested Planting Requirements:   Full sun is needed and high heat can produce very sweet fruit.  Ph level for melons should be 6.0-7.0 with soil that is fertile and well drained.  Melons tend to be shallow rooted, so watering often and consistent is important.  Plants can be potted and/or trellised and/or left to sprawl on the ground.

Growing Recommendations:  Melons must be sheltered from cool winds and placed in the warmest area of the garden. Melons do well in hot, arid areas. The heat of ideally 90 degrees will condense the sugars. These can be grown in similar ways you grow cucumbers to save space.

Harvesting & Storage:   Melons should be harvested at peak ripeness. For these melons, you can tell they are ripe when they turn from green to orange. Peak flavor is when the melons slightly split.

Soil Temperature: 75-95°F
Planting Depth: 1/2″
Days to Germination: 7-14+
Days to Maturity: 65-75+
Length at Maturity: 5’-7’
Lighting Requirements: Full Sun
Spacing: 3′-6′

Available package: 30 seeds (Approx: 1 gram)


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20 grams, 10 grams, Packet


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