Musk melon

Cucumis melo linn. var. reticulatus

  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Musk melon
  • Flower name
    Musk melon
  • Scientific name
    Cucumis melo linn. var. reticulatus
  • AliasEarl's favorite, ネットメロン, Melon, Musk melon
  • Place of originIndia
  • Place of floweringGreenhouse
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August

What is Musk melon

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).


  • Eye
    Cucurbitales
  • Family
    Cucurbitaceae
  • Genus
    Cucumis
  • Species
    C. melo linn. var. reticulatus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Gross inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Bell-shaped
  • Leaf type
    heart-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeVines a year of grass
  • Flower colors Yellow
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height100.0 ~ 300.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower1.8 ~ 2.0 cm

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