Don't waste your time with the chewy, pulpy tasteless types of honeydew melons, which are unfortunately all-too-common these days! Melon Green Bailan Honeydew is an improved version of the white Antibes cultivar grown in France, varieties that produce large white-green fruit that are fragrant and super-sweet. The variety Melon Green Bailan Honeydew is an early fruiting variety that requires little effort to get going and is sure to provide an extremely rewarding experience for any gardener. Unlike many common honeydew varieties Melon Green Bailan Honeydew is generally resistant to many types of mildews (which often affect cucumis), ensuring your vegetable garden remains healthy. With Melon Green Bailan Honeydew, you are sure to have a plentiful harvest of refreshing sweet melons to eat fresh in a fruit salad perhaps or to incorporate into a drink or even frozen delight.This is a trailing variety, so it needs at least a metre to run, and remember, like all rockmelons, will require a sunny spot in the garden and for the leaves to remain dry during watering. Marigolds can be inter-planted with this cucumber variety, as they act as a natural insect pest repellent, please visit our store for more details.
Advantages of Melon Green Bailan Honeydew
Sweet and juicy fruit with reduced seed count
Green flesh which turns white as the melon ripens
Early and heavy yielding variety
Generally resistant to common mildews
30 - 40cm height at maturity (but can 'run' 100cm+)