25 Tuscan Cantaloupe seeds, Cucumis melo, CA
The Tuscan cantaloupe is a sweet gourmet treat, easily seducing the most demanding palate with sensuous flavor bursts. Originating in Italy, the deeply ribbed 3-5 lb. fruit boasts crisply sweet orange flesh packed into a thin wrapper. With a small seed cavity and fine rind, Tuscan offers more edible pleasure for the pound than other melons. The thick flesh is sweet and presents a rich cantaloupe flavor. Grown in Calif.
It can be eaten successfully in various stages:
- Dark green ribs = sweet!
- Light green ribs = very sweet!
- Straw colored webbing + fragrant aroma + almost no green ribs = Full-flavor, extra juicy, super sweetness.