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Long Melon

Pusa Utkarsh
Description

First early maturing variety of long melon for spring summer season cultivation under North Indian plains. Fruits sets ready for first harvest in 45-50 days after sowing in spring summer season.

Salient Feature

Fruits are slightly curved, medium long (length 52 cm), thin (diameter 2.4 cm), light green, smooth non-prominent ridges, shiny with tender skin and crispy flesh. Each fruit weighs 130-145 g at marketable stage. Average fruit yield is 29.2 t/ha during spring summer season.