(15-20 lbs.) El Gordo F1 Hybrid is a giant Tuscan style melon that can be for juicing or bragging rights for the largest melon. Can weigh up to 30 lbs. with a very small seed cavity. Outstanding flavor and foliage canopy. El Gordo F1 exhibits a large, oval shape with medium, ropey netting and naked sutures with medium orange, slightly musky flesh. Excellent resistance to PM and WMV. Slips. 75 days.
700-900 seeds/oz.; 3 lbs./acre. 10 days, 75-80°F.
Start early indoors or direct seed.
*Brix is a measure of sweetness.