2003 AAS Vegetable Award Winner:
Melon 'Angel' F1
National Winner
2003 AAS Vegetable Award Winner:
Melon 'Angel' F1
National Winner

Melon 'Angel' F1
2003 AAS Vegetable Award Winner

An early Mediterranean-type melon, 'Angel' has a heavenly flavor. All melon sugars are scientifically measured as a brix count. 'Angel' measured 16% to 19%, which indicates a very sweet flavor. The 2- to 3-pound melons have a white interior with a crisp texture. 'Angel' helps the gardener know when to harvest. The lightly netted melon skin turns creamy yellow when mature; about 60 days from planting young 'Angel' plants into the garden. 'Angel' vines will spread 6 to 7 feet and are resistant to fusarium wilt races 0 and 2.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Vegetable Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Melon
Variety Name: 'Angel' F1
Genus: Cucumis
Species: melo
Year: 2003
Common Name: Mediterranean-type melon
Type: Vegetables
Breeder: Known-You Seed
Close Market Comparison: 'Gallicum,' Honey Pearl,' 'Athena'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Normal
Season Type: Warm Season
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Vining
Plant Height: Short: Under 10"
Garden Spacing: 22 inches
Days To Harvest (Sowing Seed): 80 days
Days To Harvest (Transplant): 60 days
Fruit Color (Harvest): creamy yellow
Fruit Shape: globe shape
Fruit Weight: 2.3 pounds
Fruit Flavor Description: sweet with a crisp texture, brix 16-19%
Plant Spread: 22 inches
Disease Resistances or Tolerances: Fusarium wilt race 0 and race 2

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