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Melon 'Yubari King'

Cucumis melo

Yubari King is part of the Cucumis genus and is a Melon variety. Its scientific name is Cucumis melo 'Yubari King'.

musk melon grown in Yubari, Hokkaido.

This variety is an Fruit that typically grows as an Annual, which is defined as a plant that matures and completes its lifecycle over the course of a single year. Yubari King is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).

Be aware that Yubari King Melon typically needs a fair amount of maintenance and care in order to grow successfully. Ensure that you are aware of the soil, sun, ph and water requirements for this plant and keep an eye out for pests. Pay attention to weeding, feed and pruning schedules to ensure your plant remains in peak condition.

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How to grow Melon 'Yubari King'

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Try to plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water often. Keep in mind when planting that Yubari King is thought of as hardy, so this plant will survive close to or on freezing temperatures. Yubari King needs a potting mix soil with a ph of 6.1 to 7.5 (weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil).

Growing Yubari King from seed

Try to aim for a seed spacing of at least 1.89 feet (58.0 cm) and sow at a depth of around 0.5 inches (1.27 cm). Soil temperature should be kept higher than 21°C / 70°F to ensure good germination.

By our calculations, you should look at sowing Yubari King about 14 days before your last frost date.

Transplanting Yubari King

Ensure that temperatures are mild and all chance of frost has passed before planting out, as Yubari King is a hardy plant.

Harvesting Yubari King

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