La creme de la creme of French cantaloupes! First noted in the garden of the Bishop of Rennes nearly 400 years ago. Petit Gris translates as "little grey" named for its appearance before ripening. Fruits typically weight 2 to 3 pounds and have a mustard and olive speckled rind.
Flavorful sweet orange flesh is reminiscent of brown sugar.
80 to 85 days
How to keep your melons happy: They love heat. Plant after all danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. After May 31st in our area. Space their hills 6' apart in all directions. They like full sun. Water gently, avoid wetting their leaves. Wetting their leaves make them vulnerable to fungus.
Non GMO, Vegan, No animal products used in garden. Pure water.