Green flesh, smooth skin, thick sweet flesh. Slow growing, best suited to warmer dry climates, good for shipping and storage. 95-105 days.
Sweet summer vine fruit, introduced to Europe from tropical Africa by the Romans. Plant in full sun, keep soil moist, water roots not leaves to prevent mildew. Likes rich well drained soil, though not heavily fertilized, add lime to obtain pH of 6.5. Keep moist. Can sow indoors 5 weeks before planting, take care not to damage roots. For seed saving it is best to grow only one variety within 2km. Melons are ripe when the stem turns brown. Save seeds from ripe fruit. Sow after frost.
25-40 seeds per gram
Rockmelon planting information:
|Plant space cm:||40-60|
|Row space cm:||120-150|
|Best soil temp:||20-32 °C|
|Sow after frost:||Yes|
|Number of seeds per gram:||25-40|
|Rate per hectare:||1.8-2.5kg|
|Average days to maturity:||75-115|
There are no shipping
restrictions for this seed.
W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Rockmelon seed count is 25-40 seeds per gram. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.