Known-You’s Sweetest Melon

This is how the fruit of Known You’s sweetest new melon hybrid looks like. Called Red Aroma, the fruit is deep globe-shaped, and it rind is gray-green with stable nets. Fruit weighs around two kilos. The thick dark orange flesh with soft texture has a good aroma and a high Brix of 15 to 18 degrees. It can be harvested around 75 to 90 days after sowing and is good for shipping and storage. It is claimed to be resistant to Fusarium wilt.

This variety is one of 500 high-value crop varieties that are now being field tested at the Known-You Philippines (KYP) demo farm in Carmen, Rosales, Pangasinan KYP is a new joint venture company of Known-You of Taiwan and Harbest Agribusiness of Toto Barcelona of the Philippines.

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