Variety: Casaba Melon

Casaba Melon

Variety Overview

Casaba melons are egg-shaped to round and pointed on the stem end. When ripe, they have golden yellow skins with green highlights and a thick rind with wrinkles or furrows that run the length of the melon. Casabas have creamy pale green flesh that is mild and sweet with a subtle fragrance.

Characteristics

  • Specialty Melons
  • Melons
  • Golden yellow with hints of green

  • Creamy pale green to white

  • Mild and sweet, with hints of Asian pear

  • Medium

  • Yellow with green highlights

  • Egg-shaped to round with a pointed stem end

  • Yes
  • A seed cavity filled with small, off-white seeds

  • Summer through early winter

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