Galia

Galia

Family:
Cucurbitaceae – Cucurbit family
Species:
Cucumis melo var. reticulatus

Origin

It comes from Spain, Turkey, Israel, South Africa, Tunisia and Greece.

Weight

They can be up to 1.5 kg.

Shape

It can be roundish or cylindric.

Bowl

It is yellowish and has slightly green ribs with a grey-green glimmer, covered with a fine “network”.

Flesh

It appears greenish to white with a sweet, aromatic and very juicy flavour and has a consistency much like nectarines.

Characteristics

The Galia melon is a reticular melon.

Supply

They are imported all year round from Europe and South Africa.

Noteworthiness

Smaller Galia melons are enough for 1 or 2 people.