Grafted Melon Perseus F1
Grafted Melon Perseus F1

Grafted Melon Perseus F1

It's easier than you think to grow your own melons, and so satisfying!
Grows to
Grows To
200 cm
30 cm
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Item: 340094
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  • Stunning melons with green striped skins and wonderful juicy bright orange flesh.
  • Grafted to produce bigger and better crops earlier and over a long season in a greenhouse or outdoors.
  • Heavy crops or delicious fresh melons, which can weigh up to 750g each!
  • Much improved disease resistance, as the rootstock is a very tough and strong variety.
  • Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting and growing to 30cm (1ft) tall and spreading 2m (6½ft).
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‘Perseus’ produces striking, round fruits that have attractive orange tinged, heavily textured pale green skin with dark green stripes and wonderful bright orange flesh that can weigh up to 750g!

Whether growing in a greenhouse or outdoors in a sheltered spot, ‘Perseus’ will need plenty of room to spread out, and the satisfaction of growing your own melons is enormous.

There are so many benefits to grafted melons, in particular that each plant can produce much, much more fruit and the melons will begin cropping earlier in the spring and keep producing later into autumn than other varieties.

Excellent resistance to pests and disease make grafted melons so easy to grow even if you have no experience, these will thrive to provide you with an plenty of fresh, tasty melons. Ideally suited for growing outside or in a greenhouse.

Supplied as an established plant in a 9cm pot, ready for planting and growing to 30cm (1ft) tall and spreading 2m (6½ft).

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Item 340094 supplied as:
1 x 9cm Pot

Care Information

Growing Melons

  • Melons are best grown in a growbag in a greenhouse or outdoors, with 2 plants per bag.
  • If growing in soil, cover the soil with mulch so that the growing fruits don’t touch the soil.
  • The soil should be well drained and humus rich.
  • Plant melons 1m (3ft) apart and, if outdoors, choose a spot in full sun and sheltered from wind.
  • When flowers appear, select 4-6 female flowers that you want to become melons and hand pollinate them by placing a male flower inside each female. The male flowers are those with a swelling at the base.

Harvest

  • Melons are ready to harvest once you notice their sweet smell and cracks begin to appear near the stems.

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30 cm
200 cm
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