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Purely Organic Heirloom Cantaloupe Seeds - Hales Best Jumbo (Approx 120 Seeds)

These finest quality, non-GMO, organic Hales Best Jumbo Cantaloupe seeds produce large, ribbed melons. The bright orange flesh is exceptionally sweet and delicious for breakfast or in fruit salads. Each 4 Gram packet contains approximately 120 premium, non-GMO, heirloom, organic cantaloupe seeds.

  • $4.99

Freshly Packed: These seeds are packed for the current growing season and will provide high germination rates next year as well.

Premium Packaging: All seeds from Purely Organic Products are packaged in individually styled packets ideal for gifts, storage or immediate use. Each packet displays the flower, vegetable, plant or herb variety on the front with instructions and plant facts on the back.

When soil temperature is consistently above 70o F, sow 2-3 seeds each in 8-10" tall mounds. Ensure soil is sandy, well composted, and moist but well-drained with a pH of 6.0-6.5. After germination thin best starts to 1 per mound. Canta- loupes love sun and heat; but will benefit from a top layer of mulch to keep soil moist. During growth and fruiting, water regularly at the base of the plant to keep the foliage dry. During ripening reduce watering so there is a slight drought. Trim flowers and smaller fruits to encourage bigger melons.

Harvesting Ripe Cantaloupes: When the melon begins to emit a sweet, fruity aroma-and the rind turns from green to golden yellow-it should be ripe and easily pulled from the vine. Try not to let melons fall by themselves to prevent bruising. 

Help Your Plants Thrive with Weed Control: Weeds compete with vegetables, flowers and other plants for water, space and nutrients. Give your plants their best life by keeping weeds under control with Organic Weed Barrier Paper, mulch or careful weeding.

Are Your Seeds Organic? What does Certified Organic and/or USDA Organic Mean?
All Purely Organic Seeds (and many varieties of the other seed brands we carry) are Certified Organic and carry the USDA Organic Seal. This means that our seeds are non-GMO (not genetically modified), and are chemical and pesticide free. They have passed rigorously standards and certified by a USDA Accredited agency. To determine whether the seed packet you're interested in is organic, look for the USDA Organic seal.

Are Your Seeds Heirloom? What are Heirloom Seeds?
Heirloom Seeds (sometimes called Heritage Seeds) are open pollinated vegetable and herb seed strains that have been planted, grown and harvested for several generations (usually more than 30 or 50 years depending on the variety) with consistent results. Heirloom seeds are always non-GMO and are never hybrids. All of our vegetable and herb seeds are heirloom seeds.

Are Your Seeds Non-GMO? What Does Non-GMO Mean?
Non-GMO means seeds (or other products) that were produced without genetic engineering and were not derived from GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms). All of our seeds are non-GMO.

Where do Your Seeds Come From?
Most of the seeds offered on our site are USA Origin seeds sourced from certified US based suppliers. We do also source a small number of seeds from other countries. To view the specific origin of any of our current seed offerings, check the seed packet or look in the specifications for "Country of Origin" on any product page.

Are Your Seeds Packed for the Current Growing Season?
All of our seed packets are packed for the current growing season. If stored properly they will provide high germination rates for 1-2 additional years as well.

How Can I Store My Seeds Safely for Use in the Future?
Our seeds will generally retain their high germination rates for several years from the date of purchase. If you're planning on saving your seeds for us in the future, the most important thing to remember that seeds like to be stored where it is cool, dry and dark. The easiest way to ensure this for long term storage at home is to double-seal your seeds inside two zipper style bags and then place them in the freezer. (Make sure you label your seeds for future reference if they're not in original packaging.) When you're ready to plant your seeds, take just the ones you want to use out of the freezer and let them sit on a counter, in a covered container, for a few days to thaw and stabilize before being planted. To preserve germination rates, minimize temperature, light and humidity fluctuations by storing your seeds at the back of the freezer and only taking them out when you're ready to use them.

The Package with my Seeds in was Left Outside in Freezing and/or Rainy Weather. Will the Seeds Still Work?
As long as your seeds have not gotten wet they should work fine. Freezing temperatures will not hurt the seeds.

Purely Organic Heirloom Cantaloupe Seeds - Hales Best Jumbo

UPC Code 856143003794
Weight 4 Grams
Seed Count Approximately 120 Seeds
Packed for Year 2022 - These seeds are packed for the current growing season and will provide high germination rates next year as well.
Country of Origin United States
Packaging Packet
Seed Type Organic, Non-GMO, Heirloom, Open Pollinated, Fruit
Life Cycle Annual
Hardiness Zone USDA 3-11
Scientific (Latin) Name Cucumis melo
Growth Medium Soil
When to Plant Spring (Outdoors)
Planting Depth 1 Inch
Plant Spacing 3-5 Feet
Row Spacing 3-5 Feet
Light Preference Full Sun
Soil Preference Sandy, well composted, and moist but well-drained with a pH of 6.0-6.5.
Moisture Preference During growth and fruiting, water regularly at the base and keep the foliage dry. During ripening reduce watering so there is a slight drought.
Time to Germination 4-10 Days
Time to Maturity / Harvest 85-115 Days
Growth Habit 6-12 Inch Tall Trailing Vines
Plant Height 6-12 Inches
Fruit / Vegetable Size Up to 5 Pounds
Re-Seeding Harvest This Year's Seeds for Replanting Next Year
Deadheading Trim flowers and smaller fruits to encourage bigger melons