Cucumis melo Montreal

Montreal Market Muskmelon

Melon de Montréal
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This is a heritage variety of the Island of Montreal, which used to be harvested in fields where now sits the Décarie autoroute. It almost completely disappeared, but is now on the list of food to be proteced of the Slow Food organization. The fruit is greenish in the flesh, very tender and juicy, and extremely sweet. About 20 cm in diameter, weighing 5 kg.

Plant details
Category
Fruits and vegetables
Exposure
Sunny
Rusticity
Zone
Height
15 -30 cm
Staggering
1,2 - 1,8 m
Flowering

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