Fruits have a dark green skin that ripens to orange
Sweet, orange flesh is very aromatic
Fruit tends to split when ripe
A true French cantaloupe named for the Carmelite monks who once tended it in France. One of the easiest to grow and most luxurious of all melons. Rich black-green skin when immature, ripening to orange mottled with green. Sweet, aromatic, orange flesh; flavor is complex and deeply satisfying. Tends to split when ripe. Very productive. 75 days. ??1,200 seeds/oz.