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Subject:  Re: Melon Quetiion Date:  8/20/2012  1:10 PM
Author:  CountUpp Number:  30315 of 31203

The cantaloupe vine will start to separate from the fruit when it is ripe the way a scab separates from a wound. So if your variety has a webbed skin it will practically pick itself.

GeeB

Thanks! That sounds cool. I picked one today, put it on the kitchen counter. It doesn't sound or feel ripe.

Count Upp


I finally have ripe melons! Thanks, GeeB, for your info. We have eaten a couple of them. More are ripe. and ready to eat

Count Upp
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