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6 Degrees East Heirloom Veg Seeds - Melon - Spanspek, Musk or Cantaloupe

6 Degrees East Heirloom Veg Seeds - Melon - Spanspek, Musk or Cantaloupe
6 Degrees East Heirloom Veg Seeds - Melon - Spanspek, Musk or Cantaloupe
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Why Faithful to Nature loves it:
6 Degrees East Heirloom Veg Seeds - Melon - Spanspek is a South African breakfast favourite. Known abroad as ‘cantaloupe’, ‘muskmelon’, and ‘rockmelon’, Spanspek has a special place at the breakfast table. They’re sweet, juicy and a good source of vitamin C. Sow the seeds of food sustainability with 6 Degrees East Heirloom Veg Seeds - Melon - Spanspek.

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  • Heirloom sweet melon growing seeds
  • Thrives in full sun
  • Germinates within two weeks
  • Can be harvested within 4 months
  • Non-GMO
  • Suitable for intermediates

Care Instructions:

  • Store in a dry place out of direct sunlight.

Did you know? Juana María de los Dolores de León Smith (of Spanish descent) was the wife of Sir Harry Smith, the governor of the Cape Colony from 1847 to 1852. The story goes that Sir Harry would always eat bacon for breakfast but Juana would only eat these melons. And so the melons came to be known to as ‘the Spaniard’s bacon’, or ‘die Spaans se spek’.


  • Contains: Giant Sunflower Seeds.
  • Binomial: Cucumis melo var. cantalupensis.
  • Cultivar: Spanspek (Cantaloupe).
  • Nett Weight: Approx. 3.5 g.*
  • *Note: The weight of seeds included will vary slightly.


  • Packed in recyclable brown envelopes.

Country of Origin:

  • Product of South Africa.
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Overall Rating
5 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

3 out of 3 people would recommend this product

17/03/2021, By Jacqueline
This is of the best quality and definitely worth the money.
18/11/2020, By gillian
Cant wait for seeds to germinate!
09/11/2020, By Charmaine
Great quality seeds.

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