A harper cantaloupe with excellent taste, high-brix and long shelf-life
• Medium to large, oval fruit
• Ideal for early to main season
• Attractive medium to fine, well developed net
• Firm, orange flesh ideal for fresh-cut or whole fruit market
• Resistance to Fusarium
A hybrid Harper type cantaloupe with long shelf life.
Main season 80 - 85 days.
A vigorous plant with good leaf cover that protects the fruit against sunburn. Uniform fruit set makes harvesting easier. Flowers and sets fruit evenly to give high yield.
Harvest indicators include net development, a change of the rind colour from olive green to straw colour, and cracking around the peduncle. Medium to large sized fruit with weight of 2.3 – 3 kg. The shape is oval with an attractive medium to fine, well-developed net. MORGAN has bright orange flesh colour, firm flesh texture, high brix and excellent taste. The fruit has a long shelf life and medium seed cavity.
HR: Fusarium (Fom) 2.
MORGAN is recommended for early to main season plantings.
Very high yield potential.
Features & Benefits:
MORGAN is very high yielding, with a bright orange flesh colour, firm texture, high brix and excellent taste. The fruit has a long shelf life, and is suited to the fresh-cut and whole fruit markets.