Cantaloupe Varieties


Cantaloupe from seed to Supper

Common Cantaloupe Varieties

NameShapeFlesh ColorSeeding to Harvest (days)Weight (lbs)Disease ResistanceNotes
AllstarRound Orange85 4 -5 lbsF,DM,PMGood sugars
AmbrosiaRound Salmon86 4 -5 lbsDM,PMSmall cavity, high sugars
AthenaOval Orange80 5- 7 lbsF,PM Less cracking than some eastern
Burpee HybridSlightly oval Orange82 4 -5 lbs-- Susceptible to cracking at stem end
CordeleSlightly oval Orange86 5-6 lbsF,PM
DurangoSlightly ovalSalmon 83 3 -4 lbsF,PM High sugars
Eastern StarOval Orange 72 6 - 7 lbsPM Very early and large size
Gold StarSlightly oval Salmon 85 3-5 lbs-- Good eating quality
Honey RockSlightly oval Salmon 852-3 lb-- Honey sweet flavor
Minnesota MidgetRound Orange 701-3 lbs-- VERY EARLY maturing - Ideal for limited space, the compact vines
PrimoSlightly ovalOrange 79 4 -5 lbsPM Uniform size, large western type
SummetSlightly ovalSalmon 78 3.5 - 4.5 PM Early
Super-marketOval Salmon 84 4 -5 lbsPM
SuperstarRound Salmon 82 6-8 lbsP Very large fruit

Tasty

Sweet

Round Salmon 85 3 -4 lbsF,PM Very sweet, small size,




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