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Gaya Melons

This item is currently not in season.
Not available for sale online. Ask your local produce manager.

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Seasonality: May - Jun
Origin: Mexico

A newer hybrid melon developed in Japan. The Ivory colored melon has a pure white, thin skin with occasional green streaking; the interior fruit is also white with a moderately sweet taste. Gayas melons are are somewhat sweet and have a flavor reminiscent o a juicy pear and banana mix. Product of Mexico

Gaya Melons have a very long shelf life when stored in the home fruit crisper. Choose melons heavy for their size. A Gaya melon is ripe when there is a little give at the flower end of the fruit.