Flower Database

Musk melon

Basic information
Flower Name
Musk melon
Formal Name
Cucumis melo linn. var. reticulatus
Alias
Earl's favorite, Melon, Musk melon
Habitat
India
Morph
Vines a year of grass
Comment
Musk melon says that the Earl and the strains of melon varieties. Earls of melon (musk that is in France) mask of such named because there is a strong fragrance. Earl's favorite, scientific name:Cucumis melo Linn. var. reticulatus, is native to India Cucurbitaceae Cucumis of vine is an annual grass. Flowers are yellow, the leaves are larger than fruit similar to butterbur leaves. On the surface of the sphere of green white mesh (Net) of the countless patterns. Flesh is green and many high quality desserts and will be strong with juicy sweet. From seedlings grown in a glasshouse, and are harvested in about 75 days. Good fruits to make tiller 1 fruit and the remaining fruits are picked young.
Recently, is aimed at effective use of them, has been commercialized and pickles.
Common name: Musk melon, scientific name:Cucumis melo Linn. var. reticulatus, aka:Earl's favorite (Earl Maki), Earl Cameron, netted melon, Fruit weight:1.3~1.5Kg of cucumber melon species, origin: India, flower color: yellow, fruit, harvesting season: May-August (alley, often harvested in June), anniversary (greenhouse cultivated).
Detailed information
Order
Cucurbitales
Family
Cucurbitaceae
Genus
Cucumis
Species
C. melo linn. var. reticulatus
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Racemous Inflorescence
Petal shape
Campanulate
Leaf type
Cordate
Leaf edge
Serrated
Flowering place
Greenhouse
Color
Yellow
Season
Jun Jul Aug
Height
100  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
1.8  ~ 2