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Sugar Cube Melon

Amazing flavor with disease resistance

Sugar Cube Melon

Amazing flavor with disease resistance

  • 2 lb melons with netted, tan and green skin
  • Delicious, juicy, bright orange flesh
  • Easy to grow with a long shelf life
  • Excellent disease resistance
#4464
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AK
Product Description

Slice open these small, 2 lb melons, and inside you'll find juicy, bright orange flesh and a small seed cavity. The high sugar content of this easy-to-grow melon makes it deliciously sweet! Dice it and add to fruit salads, or slice into wedges and enjoy as a cool, refreshing summer snack. Sugar Cube produces high yields of uniform, personal-sized melons with netted tan and green skin, no sutures, and an excellent long shelf life. Plant the seeds in warm, well-drained soil high in organic matter. Sugar Cube is also the most disease-resistant melon on the market. 80 days to maturity.

Product Details
  • Botanical Name: Cucumis melo 'Sugar Cube'
  • Season: both Spring & Fall
  • Sun/Shade: Full sun.
  • Height: 1 - 1/2 feet.
  • Spacing: 12 inches.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Spread: 6 - 12 foot.
  • Foliage: Medium green foliage.
  • Depth: 1/2 inch.
  • Germination: 3 - 10 days.
  • Days to Maturity: 80 days.
  • Yield: High yields.
  • Fruit: Small, round 2 lb. fruit. Juicy, deep orange flesh with 14% sugar content a small seed cavity.
  • Soil Preference: Prefers warm, well-drained soil, high in organic matter with pH 6.5 to 7.5. Consistent, plentiful moisture needed until fruit is about the size of a tennis ball
  • Growth Rate: Moderate growth rate.
  • Form: Climbing vine, annual.
  • Flowers: Small yellow flowers.
  • Seed Count: Item 08800 - approximately 10 seeds per packet. 4464 - Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
  • Pollinator: Pollinated by bees.
  • Restricted States: AK
Shipping Information

Orders for in-stock seeds and hardgoods are typically shipped within 5 business days.

Plants will be shipped at the proper planting time for your area of the country during the shipping timeframes outlined below:

2018 Fall Shipping Schedule
Zones All Perennials, Bulbs & Potted Plants
1A - 6B 9/14/18 - 10/26/18
7A - 10B 8/31/18 - 11/09/18
Last Order
Date
Zones 1-6: 10/22/2018
Zones 7-10: 11/5/2018

2018 Insects Shipping Schedule
    Zones     Lacewings, Lady Beetles &
Encapsulated Earthworms
Nematodes
1A 5/4/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
1B - 2A 5/11/18 - 11/2/18 5/11/18 - 11/2/18
2B - 3B 4/27/18 - 11/2/18 4/27/18 - 11/2/18
4A - 6A 4/13/18 - 11/2/18 4/13/18 - 11/2/18
6B - 7A 4/6/18 - 11/2/18 4/6/18 - 11/2/18
7B - 8B 3/9/18 - 11/2/18 3/9/18 - 11/2/18
9A - 10B 2/23/18 - 11/2/18 2/23/18 - 11/2/18
Last Order Date 10/29/2018 10/29/2018

Shipping Note:

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Trees and shrubs are kept in the nursery row until fully dormant for optimum stress protection.

In all cases, we choose the fastest, most efficient way to send your order—via the U.S. Postal Service or United Parcel Service. Large orders may be shipped in more than one package.

Please note that we cannot ship outside of the continental United States.

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