Melon (Canary)

Cucumis melo var. inodorus

The Canary Melon is also called Winter Melon but is offered throughout the year. It does not originate from the Canary Islands but is grown in Asia, Central America and South America.

Winter Melon

Botanical name: Cucumis melo var. inodorus
Popular name(s): Canary Melon, Winter Melon
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Origin: The Canary Melon is grown in Asia, some American regions and in North Africa. The melon shown in this article is from Brazil.
Size & weight: 20 to 40 cm, 1.5 to 3 kg
Edible: The pulp is edible and can be eaten raw.
Season: Canary melons are available throughout the year.

yellow melon

Cucumis melo var. inodorus

Canary Melon seeds

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