(Cucumis melo)

Tendral negro tardio

Late variety. Good size (2-3 kg.) short, elliptical fruit, with very ribbed, very dark green and thick rind. Flesh is pale green and very sweet. Stands out for its suitability for preservation.

Requires heat. Water frequently. Prune plants to achieve abundance of fruit : for every 5 leaves, cut above the second leaf. Cut the resulting 2 shoots for every 10 leaves.