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Rockmelon

Zatta Seeds

Very sweet orange flesh, ribbed and warted green and yellow skin, pick at this stage as it is over ripe when fully yellow. To 1.5kg.

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Packet (18 seeds) $4.20
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General information:

Rockmelon

Cucumis melo

Sweet summer vine fruit, introduced to Europe from tropical Africa by the Romans. Plant in full sun, keep soil moist. Best to water roots not leaves to prevent mildew. Likes rich well drained soil, though not heavily fertilised, 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 seeds planting information:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Feb-Sep
Subtropic:Aug-Feb
Mild:Sep-Dec
Cold/Frost:Oct-Dec
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:40-60
Row space cm:120-150
Depth cm:1-2
Best soil temp:20-32 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:25-40
Rate per hectare:1.8-2.5kg
Average days to maturity:75-115
Seed savers needed
Edible Flowers
Sprout & Eat
Sprout & Cut
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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.

  

 

 

 

 

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