Orange Sherbet F1 Hybrid Tuscan Cantaloupe Type Melon
• High brix and strong melon flavor
• High fiber, aromatic and sweet flavor
• Good disease tolerances
Fruit: (7-8 lbs.) Round to oval shape that is well netted with naked green to cream sutures.
Maturity: 80-85 days.
Tolerances: Tolerant to Powdery Mildew Race 2 and Fusarium Race 1 and 2, Watermelon Mosaic Virus.
Features: Orange Sherbet F1 is a hybrid, Tuscan, eastern shipper cantaloupe that exhibits extremely high quality. Combining a high brix with a strong melon flavor, Orange Sherbet is one of the best eating melons available. A high fiber content gives this melon variety good shipability. Orange Sherbet’s appearance makes for an attractive display. With its bright orange flesh and very aromatic, sweet flavor, Orange Sherbet F1 lives up to its name.
For Organic Growers
Most DP Seeds hybrid varieties have No Organic Equivalent and are available as untreated seeds for many organic programs.
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