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Vegetables, Melon, Arava Galia - Cucumis melo

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From Isreal its though it is hard to believe that anything will grow in such a place, these Arava melons are the signature Israeli variety found in all the markets. A necessity there at the edge of the desert, where stepping outside mid-morning in April feels like entering a blast furnace. Unsurprisingly, he developed quite a taste for these sweet refreshing fragrant cantaloupes. Smooth, no ridges, lightly netted, blemish-free and uniform. In 2012, harvested 12 fruits from four plants, averaging 1.56 lb each that tested 10.9 Brix. Will grow larger in a warmer climate. 

Days to Maturity:  80