Planters Jumbo

Planters Jumbo

85-91 days. This cantaloupe was developed to grow in hot humid climates and is resistant to Powdery and Downy Mildew. Fruit are 7” x 6” and average 4 to 4.5 lbs, have a firm rind with light ribbing and a smooth heavy net. Flesh is sweet and deep-orange. This Melon was the product of the USDA and Clemson, South Carolina’s Agricultural Experimental Station; Dr Morris Hugh led the experiment, and Planter’s Jumbo melon was first offered to gardeners in 1954.