These sweet, golden-fleshed melons make a refreshing snack, and are delicious in fruit salad. A cantaloupe is ready to eat when the blossom end is slightly soft, and the melon is mildly fragrant.
Spring — Summer
May, June, July, August
This sweet and juicy melon has a high amount of beta-carotene, which coverts to 100% the recommended daily intake for Vitamin A. Cantaloupe also supplies 80% recommended daily intake of Vitamin C.
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