Summer's sweet rewards begin here. Our extensive variety testing assures you of the easiest-to-grow, most flavorful melon varieties in each class of the species Cucumis melo, which includes a diverse range of both netted and smooth melons (watermelons are a different species). See our Melon Variety (C melo) Comparison Chart to review distinguishing characteristics and features, including days to maturity, average weight, disease resistance, harvest technique, and shelf life.
Personal-size and widely adapted with strong disease resistance.
New! Personal-size and widely adapted.
Classic Charentais type, has the sweetest flavor of all French melons.
The sweetest French melon.
Earliest-ripening cantaloupe, developed for cool-weather regions.
The earliest-ripening Eastern-type cantaloupe.
Organic hybrid cantaloupe with disease resistance and great flavor.
Our first organic hybrid cantaloupe.
High-yielding, widely-adapted organic melon for full-season harvest.
Full season organic variety.
Early, cold-weather tolerant smooth-skinned fruits with full flavor.
Early and cool weather tolerant.
Perfect shipping melon with disease tolerance and good shelf life.
Disease tolerant and shippable.
Fruits with excellent flavor borne on powdery mildew resistant plants.
Earlier Passport type with powdery mildew resistance.
Personal-size, intensely sweet melon with above-average shelf life.
Personal-size melon with intense sweetness.
Creamy, aromatic light-orange flesh with distinct sweet-spicy flavor.
Creamy, sweet, aromatic flesh.
Unique orange flesh honeydew has honey-sweet flavor and crisp texture.
Unique, orange flesh honeydew.
Early and widely-adapted Piel de Sapo that is very popular in Spain.
Early Piel de Sapo.
Canary-type melon with sweet and juicy white flesh.
A canary melon with sweet, juicy white flesh.
Single-serve melon with rich and sweet, butterscotch-like flavor.
Single-serve butterscotch melon.
Popular heirloom muskmelon from Colorado. Also known as 'Rocky Ford.'
Wonderful Colorado heirloom also known as "Rocky Ford."
Full-sized Piel de Sapo-type melon with sweet, aromatic white flesh.
Big, full-sized Piel de Sapo.
Attractive, yellow-skinned honeydew with very flavorful orange flesh.
Flavorful, yellow-skinned honeydew.