Cantaloupe

Where cantaloupe grows?

51% of cantaloupes grown globally are grown in China where they consume just as many melons as they produce. In the United States, 80% of cantaloupe production takes place in California and Arizona. Cantaloupes are a type of muskmelon. Muskmelons are warm weather plants that grow in countries across the globe. Where does cantaloupe grow …

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What cantaloupe need to grow?

Plant cantaloupes in full sun in well-drained soil. Cantaloupe plants need about 85 days to mature, but don’t rush planting. Sow seeds only when temperatures reliably stay above 50 to 60 degrees F. Plant in groups of two or three seeds spaced 2 feet apart. How do you take care of a cantaloupe plant? Cantaloupes …

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When cantaloupe ready to eat?

Feel: Stay away from melons that have any mushy spots, which are signs of rot. A good cantaloupe will feel firm but not rock-hard. Gently press the blossom end and it should give ever so slightly. The most flavorful cantaloupes will also feel heavy for their size and sound hollow and solid when tapped. How …

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Are cantaloupe seeds poisonous?

The accepted answer says that seeds not commonly sold in stores have no nutrition, are bitter, or are poisonous. This is incorrect. Watermelon, cantaloupe, apple, peach, apricot, and so forth seeds are packed full of nutrients, even more than most commercially sold seeds. Are cantaloupe seeds edible? We also think the size of cantaloupe seeds …

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