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Charentais – #474T or #474U
(OP) HEIRLOOM. 85 days. The definitive French melon! Considered the best melon ever developed because of its super-sweet tropical taste, smooth texture and exotic fragrance. Light gray-green slightly ribbed skin with dark green sutures when ripe. Rich salmon-orange flesh with small seed cavity. Grapefruit size 2-3 lb. melons are perfect for 2! Slip easily from stems. About 19,200 seeds/ lb; 1,200 seeds/oz
Companions: Corn, pumpkin, radish, squash.
Allies: Marigold deters beetles. Nasturtium deters bugs and beetles. Oregano provides general pest protection.
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