Cochrane Family Farm

5324 Hwy 289 Upper Stewiacke, Nova Scotia

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Melon, Noir des Carmes Musk #3340


(75 days) (Cantaloupe) 1787. This rare French heirloom is a heavy producer of very sweet, aromatic 2-3 lb. fruit that start out such a dark green in colour that are almost black. They gradually ripen to orange, mottled with green. One of the easiest melons to grow!

20+ seeds/packet

Melons are best started early indoors. Sow seed 1/4 – 1/2″ in a light soil mix. Best sown in flats 4 weeks before last frost. Plant out 3-4′ apart in rich soil in sun only when the soil have fully warmed up. Companions: marigolds, nasturtiums, corn, squash and oregano.