All Cantaloupes Aren’t Created Equally

How to tell a cantaloupe from a hybrid cantaloupe. The is a photo of a non hybrid cantaloupe. Notice the skin has no distinct lines or grooves.

Cantaloupe
Fresh Ripe & in Season

 

Cantaloupe
Melon Tuscan, Bella Tuscana Hybrid

As you can see the hybrid cantaloupe has distinct green groove/lines on the skin very different from the non hybrid cantaloup.

So before you head to your local farmer’s market to pick up a fresh cantaloupe be prepared to spot the hybrid from the non hybrid.

 

 

One Reply to “All Cantaloupes Aren’t Created Equally”

  1. Very good information indeed. It’s such a shame that we can no longer shop for the most basic of things confidently. Ase

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