Melon Piel de Sapo

General info
Ben adapt to varieties of cantaloupe due to the climate and terrain of the area, , in fact the high summer temperatures and the constant exposure to the winds with soil that is rich in minerals including potassium, add to the professional skills of fruit and vegetable growers, making their yield healthy productions with high organoleptic qualities and high brix. The soil and climatic conditions of the territory allow to keep the phytosanitary state of crops under control, with reducing the use of pesticides and using products with low environmental impacts. The consumption, starts from late spring until late in the winter and is widely used as a fruit product, as an appetizer or second course, and its characteristics prove to be a good thirst quencher, diuretic and laxative.
Generic Name Melone Verde
Variety of products Piel De Sapo
Production area Province of Sassari: Ittiri, Uri, Usini, Olmedo.
Production Technology Open field
Form Allungato Ovale.
Coloring Peels of bright green and white flesh.
Unit size Mean weight of 3-3.5 kg. and a minimum of about 1.5 kg., average diameter about 15 cm. and minimum of about 8-10 cm., 12-13 and over degrees brix.
Characteristics of Commercialisation The product is intact and free from damage by pests as well as from the presence of foreign bodies on the surface and sunspots. The flesh is firm and very sweet.
Packaging Plastic containers or cardboard capacity between 300 -450 kg.
Period of commercialisation June July August September October