Melon Grafted Plants - F1 Alvaro
Grow this spectacular fruit that is packed full of essential vitamins!
Our Grafted Melon Plants will allow you to increase your crop safe in the knowledge they’re protected from any pesky diseases. This melon plant will produce smooth, firm, shaded orange fruit. The ‘Alvaro’ is popular for its deliciously sweet rich flavour. Making it the perfect snack on warm summers day.
The ‘Alvaro ’is an early, vigorous plant with good resistance to powdery mildew and aphids. This gorgeous fruit contains 5x vitamin A and 4x the vitamin C of a watermelon! Harvesting from mid-June to September you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy this refreshing fruit on a warm summers day.
Grafted Melon Plants are a must-have for any keen grower - You’ll also be safe in the knowledge it’s protected from any attacks of late blight.
What’s so good about grafted veg plants?
Grafting onto specific rootstocks, of course, creates bigger, better, more disease-resistant plants with increased yield! Consequently, we believe, the extra vigour which the plant obtains will provide even better protection to late Blight attack, and the plants will grow away from any infection even more rapidly.
Grow in the greenhouse or outdoors, little or no heating required. They have excellent resistance to soil-borne pests and diseases. Meaning no more ring culture or grow bags you simply plant straight in the soil.