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Melon 'Ambrosia Hybrid'

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'Ambrosia Hybrid' is a Melon variety in the Cucumis genus with a scientific name of Cucumis melo. Ambrosia Hybrid is a hybrid variety.

Ambrosia produces a heavy-netted, nearly round fruit that weighs 4 to 5 lbs. with a small seed cavity, and it has Powdery Mildew resistance. It has extremely thick, juicy, salmon-colored flesh with a unique, sweet flavor

Ambrosia Hybrid grows as an Annual and is a Fruit. Being an Annual, it tends to grow best over the course of a single year. Ambrosia Hybrid is known for growing to a height of approximately 30.0 cm (11.7 inches).

Be aware that Ambrosia Hybrid 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.

This variety plant info is provided by the myfolia gardener's wiki. All details about Ambrosia Hybrid have been kindly provided by our members.

How to grow Ambrosia Hybrid

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Plant in a location that enjoys full sun and remember to water moderately. Keep in mind when planting that Ambrosia Hybrid is thought of as hardy, so this plant will grow or become dormant during the winter. Ideally plant in potting mix and loamy soil and try to keep the ph of your soil between the range of 6.1 and 7.5 as Ambrosia Hybrid likes to be in weakly acidic soil to weakly alkaline soil.

Growing Ambrosia Hybrid from seed

Sow indoor 3-4 weeks before night temperatures remain above 55F.
Sow at 72-75F in medium/large individual pots as plants resent transplanting.
Sow at depth of 4 times the size of the seed.
Germination in 7-10 days.
Do not start early. Plants become leggy.

Sow at a depth of approx. 0.5 inches (1.27 cm) and aim for a distance of at least 1.50 feet (46.0 cm) between Melon plants. Soil temperature should be kept higher than 21°C / 70°F to ensure good germination.

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

Transplanting Ambrosia Hybrid

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

Harvesting Ambrosia Hybrid

This variety tends to be ready for harvesting by late summer.

Other Names for Melon 'Ambrosia Hybrid'

Ambrosia, Ambrosia F1

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