An extended-shelf life cantaloupe, with large size and excellent taste
• High brix and excellent taste
• Ideal for mid-summer season
• Strong disease resistance package
• Deep orange, firm flesh with long shelf life
• Large round/oval, well-netted fruit with no ribbing
A hybrid cantaloupe melon. Eastern Shipper external appearance and Western Shipper internal qualities, referred to as extended shelf life.
Main season 80 - 85 days.
A medium vigorous plant with a healthy leaf cover that protects the fruit against sunburn. Flowers and sets fruit evenly to give high yield.
Harvest indicators include net development, the change of the rind colour from lime green to light yellow, and cracking around the peduncle. Large sized fruit with weight of 1.8 – 2.6 kg. The shape is round to oval with a medium, well-developed net. CYCLONE has deep 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) 0, 1, 2.
IR: Powdery Mildew (Px) 1, 2; Vine Decline (Mc).
CYCLONE is recommended for main summer season production.
Very high yield potential.
Features & Benefits:
CYCLONE is very high yielding, with a deep 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.