A complement to Seminis variety Don David. Orangelly is a Long Shelf Life (LSL) cantaloupe suited to cooler productions windows. In planting windows where other varieties may struggle to make size, Orangelly produces uniform, strong netted fruit.
Orangelly is a large-fruited variety with firm flesh and above average brix
Large, silver-skinned cantaloupe, suitable for northern production areas in autumn and spring
Large variety with LSL firm flesh properties
Above average brix and small, tight cavity
Fruit size between 1.8 – 2.2kg
Size uniformity allows for some certainty around size expectations when planted in season (8 and 9 count)
Consistent size uniformity allows efficiency gains when packing
Long Shelf Life characteristics provide flexibility at harvest and shipping options
This variety is harvested by cutting the fruit. Signs that the variety is mature and ready for harvest are a skin colour change from deep green to more straw/golden in colour, netting starting to climb up the peduncle and slight cracking of the peduncle.
|AVERAGE DEGREES BRIX||12.5|
|HARVESTING SEASON||Autumn , Spring|
|TRANSPLANTING SEASON||Autumn , Spring|
|SOWING SEASON||Autumn , Spring|
|RELATIVE MATURITY (DAYS)||83|
|AVERAGE WEIGHT||2.3 KG|