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APHRODITE

Crop: 
Melon
Type: 
Cantaloupe
Variety: 
APHRODITE
Variety ID: 
70011208
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Description: 
Very manageable! Shorter vines fit easier in smaller garden spaces and raised garden beds. Sweet and aromatic. Smooth, creamy texture with a hint of honey flavor. Produces larger, Athena-type melons weighing 6–7 pounds. Orange flesh. Medium, coarse netted fruit.

Application description

Variety specifications

Maturity Season: 
Mid-Early Summer
Habit: 
Indeterminate prostrate vine
Season: 
Warm Season
Size: 
6-7 lbs,7.0" x 6.5" fruit
Region: 
Widely adapted
Days To Harvest From Transplant: 
72 days from field transplant
Region Recommendations: 
Highly recommended for Eastern regions
High Disease Resistance: 
Fom: 0-2(Fusarium wilt caused by specific raceds of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Melonis) I Px:1 (Powdery mildew caused by specific races of Sphaerotheca fuliginea)
Intermediate Disease Resistance: 
Tolerant: S (Sulfur burn caused by the appliction of some sulfur-based pesticides.)

Disease Footnotes

Where resistances have numbers listed after the abbreviation, specific races of identified pathogens are indicated to the right of the colon. In cases where specific races or strains are not noted, the variety is resistant to some, but not necessarily all known races or strains of the pathogen. For complete disease resistance information, please visit ROGERSDiseaseCodes.com