Favourite spanspek producing medium size, sweet melons of deep orange colour inside.
Origin – International Heirloom, Traditional South African
Type – Spanspek
Variety – Hale’s Best
Plant group – Cucumbers, Melons, Pumpkins
Seasonal – August, September, October, November
Uses – Fruit
Direct plant 2cm deep in groups of 3 seeds, spacing groups 90x90cm in full sun. Protect from strong winds.
Germination: 7 – 10 days at 20°-30° C.
Care: Water medium & Fertilization high.
Good Companions: Herbs, Beans, Maize, Salads.
Bad Companions: Tomatoes, Peppers, Potatoes