Athena Hybrid Cantaloupe


About- With consistent yields and uniform fruits, Athena is a great option for home gardens. The vines have good disease resistance and produce high yields of 6-8 lb. fruits.

When and Where to Plant- Start indoors 2 weeks before the last expected frost or direct sow outside, 1-2 weeks after the last frost. Prefers well-amended soil and full sun.

Care and Harvest- Water often and rotate melons when possible. Allow fruit to ripen on the vine, and harvest once the melon is fragrant and the blossom end feels soft.

Planting Depth- 1/2"

Seed Spacing- 6-12"

Spacing Between Rows- 5-6'

Days to Germination- 7-14

Space After Thinning- 12-24"

Days to Maturity- 75-85 from transplant

Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 10