Melon (Dino, Gaya, Snowball)

Cucumis melo var. inodorus

At first glance, the Dino Melon looks like a dinosaur egg. It tastes like a Canary Melon.

Dinosaur Egg Melon

Botanical name: Cucumis melo var. inodorus
Popular name(s): Dino Melon, Dinosaur Egg Melon, Gaya Melon, Snowball Melon
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Origin: The Dino Melon was bred in Japan (source).
Size & weight: 20 to 40 cm, 1.5 to 3 kg
Edible: The pulp is edible and can be eaten raw.
Season: The Dino Melon and other Canary melons are available all year round.

Snowball Melon

Gaya Melon

Dino Melon seeds

Categories: Fruit & Vegetables |

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