Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe

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Hale's Best Jumbo Cantaloupe is one of the most popular open-pollinated melons! Developed by in 1924 by  I. D. Hale, this plant yields 3-5 pound lightly ribbed melons with small cavities and great sweet flavor! A rich source of potassium, vitamin A, and vitamin C.

Species

Cantaloupe, Hale's Best Jumbo

Size 6-7 inches in diameter

Days to Germinate

4-10

Days to Harvest

85

Germination Rate

90%

Test Date

5/21

Lifespan

Annual
Country of Origin

United States

Sunlight

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Seeds Packed For

2021

 

Planting Instructions:

Plant 1/2 inch deep in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring and soil temperature has warmed to 70-80 degrees F. If starting indoors, after 2-4 weeks gradually accustom the plants to outdoor temperatures by setting them outside during the day, then transplant them to hills 4-6 feet apart, 2-3 plants to a hill.

Within-Row Spacing 4-6 feet
Between-Row Spacing 2-3 feet


Nutrition Facts:

Calories 186
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1 g 1%
Saturated fat 0.3 g 1%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 88 mg 3%
Potassium 1,474 mg 42%
Total Carbohydrate 45 g 15%
Dietary fiber 5 g 20%
Sugar 43 g
Protein 4.6 g 9%
Vitamin A 373% Vitamin C 337%
Calcium 5% Iron 6%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 20%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 16%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.