Cantaloupe 'Minnesota Midget' Seeds

A super-sweet, personal-sized cantaloupe that was introduced in Minnesota in 1948.

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Minnesota Midget is a super-sweet, personal-sized cantaloupe that was introduced in Minnesota in 1948. Each compact plant produces around 6 juicy, orange-fleshed melons. The fruits arrive early, making it a good choice for northern climates with short seasons. Minnesota Midget only grows to 4-7 inches, perfect for 1 or 2 people to share.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm Renegade Acres in Howell, MI!

Additional Info

Botanical Name Cucumis melo
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 10 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/2 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
Plant Spacing 36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Bloom Color Gold (Yellow-Orange)
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 5.6 to 6.0 (acidic), 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 60-70
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 25