Named for the Carmelite monks in France who once tended it in their fields. Early to mid-season, it has nearly black, lobed, glossy fruit. Late in the season when it is ready to pick the dark skin turns orange mottled with green. A true cantaloupe, Noir des Carmes is easy to grow and productive, with sweet, aromatic, luxurious orange flesh. You won't find another melon like it. 75 days.
25 seeds per packet.
One packet will sow a 12' row. Transplant seedlings or direct sow 3 seeds every 18". Thin to 1 plant.