How to grow Cantaloupe or Melon from seeds

How to Grow Cantaloupe or Melon from Seeds

Let me give you a little background about what Cantaloupe is because when I was doing my research, I used the term “Melon” and it brought me to pages and pages of watermelon instructions. That’s when I found out that what we know as “Melon” here in the Philippines is more properly called Cantaloupe in general.Β  Here’s what a Cantaloupe is according to Wikipedia:

The cantaloupe, rockmelon, sweet melon, or spanspek is a melon that is a variety of the muskmelon species from the Cucurbitaceae family. Cantaloupes range in weight from 0.5 to 5 kilograms.Β Wikipedia

Scientific name:Β Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis

Family:Β Cucurbitaceae

Higher classification:Β Muskmelon

Order:Β Cucurbitales

Subspecies:Β C. melo subsp. melo

Rank:Β Cultivar

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