Piel de Sapo

Cucumis melo Open Pollinated

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  • Spanish melon variety
  • Also known as "Santa Claus Melon" or "Christmas Melon".

Standard seed packet, 20 seeds

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'Piel de Sapo' seeds

Cucumis melo

  • Spanish melon variety
  • Also known as "Santa Claus Melon" or "Christmas Melon".

Spanish melon variety producing oval shaped fruit with blotchy deep green striped yellow skin to 30cm long. Piel de Sapo directly translates to 'toadskin'. The melon flesh is creamy white in colour and similar in flavour to honeydew melon with very sweet juicy flavour and melon fragrance. Good storage life. Also known as "Santa Claus Melon" or "Christmas Melon". 

Seeds per gram: 30
Product code: G8-01

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Quick Sowing Guide
Method Sow direct
Sowing Depth 20mm
Season Spring and summer
Germination 6-14 days @ 20-25°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle Frost Tender Annual
Row Spacing 150cm
Plant Spacing 100cm
Position Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days Until Maturity 110 days

*Notes: Harvest when melon end has turned vibrant yellow near the stem and skin has cracked evenly all over.

How To Grow



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