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If you like American cantaloupe...
Try Charentais, a true cantaloupe variety that is small (slightly bigger than a softball), with smooth, creamy skin and exceptionally fragrant, buttery flesh. Look for it at gourmet stores in June and July. Or try a Persian melon, a large, grayish-green muskmelon with a faintly netted rind and delectable, aromatic pale orange flesh; in season from July through October.