This long shelf life, long distance shipper features outstanding brix with high yields of uniform fruit.
(4-5 lbs.) Sante F1 exhibits a round to slightly oval shape with good coarse netting. Sante’s bright orange, very firm flesh features a extremely high brix and compact cavity. Non-slip.
Intermediate resistance to Powdery Mildew Race 1 & 2 and Fusarium Wilt races 0, 1 and 2.
Sante F1 is a hybrid western shipper with a very long shelf life. Sante features a consistent brix of 17 plus. We developed this melon for areas that need to ship long distances and overseas. This melon has a vigorous vine and terrific canopy for fruit sunburn protection. Sante F1 also provides high yields of uniform, marketable fruit.