Melon (Galia)

Cucumis melo var. reticulatus

The Galia Melon can grow up to two kilograms. When ripe, it becomes soft.


Botanical name: Cucumis melo var. reticulatus
Popular name(s): Galia Melon
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Origin: Galia melons are grown in Asia, Europe, North Africa, North America and South America. They were developed in Israel (source).
Size & weight: 15 to 30 cm, 0.5 to 2 kg
Edible: The pulp is edible and can be eaten raw.
Season: Galia melons are available all year round.

Galia Melon seeds

seeds Galia Melon

Galia Melon peel

Cucumis melo var. reticulatus

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