CANTALOUPE, Athena F1

This vigorous, dependable and early maturing variety bears 5 – 6lbs (2 – 3kg) fruit with outstanding flavour and aroma. With firm, deep salmon-orange coloured flesh and small seed cavity, Athena has excellent yields and good shelf life. This variety is very popular with market growers because of its exceptional quality and firmness. Tolerant to Powdery Mildew and Fusarium.

Maturity75 days
Height24” (60cm)
Spacing5 – 10’ (1.5 – 3M)
LightFull sun
SoilFertile, organic and well draining
pH Range6 – 6.8
WateringRegular watering, even moisture
FertilizingBalanced fertilizer at time of planting and regularly during the season.
Nutrients RequiredNitrogen=high, Phosphorus=high, Potassium=high

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