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The Santa Claus melon, sometimes known as Christmas melon or piel de sapo, is a variety of melon of (family Cucurbitaceae, Cucumis melo, Inodorus group) originating in Spain that grows to about a foot in length and is oval in shape.Cut into a Piel de Sapo, and you are in for a refreshing treat. Intensely sweet and juicy, their white flesh has an amazing texture that is rich but with an element of crispness to it. The result is a smooth sweetness finishing with a light – but satisfying – crunch. This is a sweet melon , it is 14% sugar – almost indescribable texture that makes them an all-around favorite.Plant produces high yields of 6 to 9 lb melons with green and yellow skin. The flesh is a creamy white with a tint of green and yellow color. It is very aromatic, very sweet, and very juicy. This Ananas type melon has a pineapple like flavor. Stores well. Excellent shipper. Does well in hot and dry climates. Also known as Sharlyn Melon. Excellent choice for home gardens and market growers. A heirloom variety from Spain.These unusual melons, with their yellow and green mottled skin, are most commonly grown in Spain. Piel de Sapo tend to be very sweet and aromatic. Early and widely-adapted Piel de Sapo that is very popular in Spain. Full-sized Piel de Sapo-type melon with sweet, aromatic white flesh.
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Sow no more than 1/2 inch deep in starting soil indoors 4 weeks before last frost.