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  1. photo Savor a Melony Treat in True Honeydew StyleSavor a Melony Treat in True Honeydew StyleArticle
    . Honeydew is one of the most savored varieties of melons, especially for Americans. Ancient Egyptians—thousands of years ago and ages before that in Persia, where the muskmelon is thought to have originatedRead more
  2. photo Honeydew MelonHoneydew MelonArticle
    ripeness. This succulent member of the Muskmelon family may fall by the wayside next to its Watermelon and Cantaloupe cousins nowadays, but the ancient Egyptians prized this fruit thousands of years agoRead more
  3. photo 6 Types of Melon to Grow and Eat this Summer: Let the Melon Mania Begin!6 Types of Melon to Grow and Eat this Summer: Let the Melon Mania Begin!Article
    , the rough, green skin of this melon variety protects the sweet, succulent and aromatic flesh inside. We love the Amish heirloom variety of this muskmelon (aptly named for its aroma) which displays the roughRead more
  4. photo Meatless Monday Roundup: 4 Melon RecipesMeatless Monday Roundup: 4 Melon RecipesArticle
    Melon is probably in all your local farmers markets by now. While the orange melon we all know as cantaloupe is actually a variety known as muskmelon — true cantaloupe is almost impossible to findRead more
  5. photo Seed diversity has collapsed more than 12-fold since early 1900sSeed diversity has collapsed more than 12-fold since early 1900sNews
    ), the laboratory collected seed data on 10 common produce items: beets, cabbages, sweet corn, lettuces, muskmelons, peas, radishes, squashes, tomatoes and cucumbers. NCGRP compared the availability of seeds for eachRead more
  6. photo When Can I Pick It? A Summer Garden Harvest Time GuideWhen Can I Pick It? A Summer Garden Harvest Time GuideArticle
    of the blossoms, too! Eggplant Cut eggplants before they’re fully grown for the best flavor and texture. The skin should be firm and shiny. Muskmelon (Cantaloupe relatives) When the skin turns beige and youRead more
  7. photo CantaloupeCantaloupeArticle
    ” are actually muskmelons – or hybrids of the two. We’ll go ahead with the flow here, and use the “cantaloupe” moniker for this popular melon that grows on a trailing vine on the ground and is related to pumpkinsRead more

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Muskmelon

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Muskmelon (Cucumis melo) is a species of melon that has been developed into many cultivated varieties. These include smooth skinned varieties such as honeydew, crenshaw and casaba, and different netted cultivars (cantaloupe, Persian melon and Santa Claus or Christmas melon). The Armenian cucumber is also a variety of muskmelon, but its shape, taste, and culinary uses more closely resemble those...More