A Picture of my big Canteloupe

StudpossumJuly 30, 2004

Hey ya'll, here's a picture of a canteloupe I just harvested a few days ago, thought you might like to see it. Put it beside my basketball for size comparison. I couldn't get a weight for it, sorry.

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douglas14(z3/4 MN)

Wow! Very impressive!
Do you know what variety it is?

Douglas

    Bookmark   July 30, 2004 at 10:02PM
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Studpossum

Thanks! I was pretty pleased with the size. Taste is pretty good too. It's the Weeks N.C. Giant variety. I heard Weeks had a big fire and is no longer in business, this was grown from an old pack that was in a little country store and was dated for the 2000 season. I had rather poor germination percentage, but what germinated (2 plants) did just fine.

    Bookmark   July 31, 2004 at 12:58AM
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bigtomatotaste(z7)

the variety is mostly likely nc giant with a max size of
63 lbs some odd oz's.

    Bookmark   August 3, 2004 at 12:08PM
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Studpossum

Oh, North Carolina Giant, sorry . . . I thought it was the North Carolina Giant variety, like it said on the seed packet. I stand corrected . . . or something. ;^)

    Bookmark   August 3, 2004 at 6:51PM
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