A late and winter season eastern shipper type cantaloupe, with large to extra-large fruit.
• Bright orange, firm flesh
• Strong disease resistance package
• Large to Extra-Large fruit size of 4.0 – 5.0 kg
• Ideal for late season and winter fresh market
• Medium to course developed net with slight ribbing
A hybrid cantaloupe melon. Eastern Shipper type.
Main season 80 - 85 days.
A vigorous plant with a healthy leaf cover that protects the fruits well.
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 4.0 – 5.0kg. The shape is oval with a medium to coarse developed net. TOUCHDOWN has bright orange flesh colour, firm flesh texture with a medium seed cavity.
HR: Fusarium (Fom) 0, 1, 2
IR: Powdery Mildew (Px) 1, 2
TOUCHDOWN performs well in autumn and winter plantings.
High yield potential.
Features & Benefits:
High yielding, with large fruit size during late and winter plantings. The fruit has a bright orange flesh colour with firm texture.