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Bodacious Hybrid Honeydew

In this Plant Profile, get specific details, including the characteristics and best uses of Bodacious Hybrid Honeydew melons, one of six Plant Profiles featured in our Melon Collection.

Bodacious Hybrid Honeydew

Bodacious Hybrid Honeydew

Step aside, supermarket honeydew; the Bodacious Hybrid Honeydew melon is here to provide perfect summer refreshment. There will be plenty of melon to go around, as this variety produces beautiful green fruits from 5 to 8 pounds. This is a perfect dessert melon, with sweet, succulent flavor.

Essentials:

Sun Exposure

  • full sun (six to eight hours)

Soil pH

  • 6.2 to 6.8

Hardiness Zones

  • 4 to 10

Spacing

  • thin to three or four seedlings in a 12-inch mound
  • space mounds 4 to 6 feet apart all around

Moisture

  • 1 to 2 inches per week

Notes

  • prefers well-drained, sandy loam soil with lots of direct sunlight
  • keep growing melons off the ground, with melon cradles or mesh bags
  • black plastic mulch does double-duty, retaining soil heat and deterring weeds

Have you ever grown Bodacious Hybrid Honeydew melons? Please tell us your favorite thing about them and your experiences growing Bodacious Hybrid Honeydew melons.

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