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Organic Tigger Melon, Heirloom Organic Tigger Melon, Heirloom In Stock

Organic Tigger Melon, Heirloom

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Seed Exchange - Originally from an Armenian market. Baker Creek Heirloom Seed Company brought this stunning variety to our attention. Vibrant yellow fruits with dark orange zigzag stripes. The fragrance is heavenly and the fruit similar to Queen Anne’s Pocket Melon. However, Tigger is heavier (about 1 pound), and the white flesh is mildly sweet. Ornamental, for specialty markets. 85 days Organic Fruits grow to about 1 pound Heavenly fragrance White flesh is mildly sweet 85 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed....

Organic Charentais Melon, 1920 Heirloom Organic Charentais Melon, 1920 Heirloom In Stock

Organic Charentais Melon, 1920 Heirloom

$3.25

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Seed Exchange - A true French cantaloupe that originated in the Poitou-Charentes region circa 1920. Considered by many to be the most divine and flavorful melon in the world. Smooth round melons mature to a creamy gray with faint ribs. Sweet, juicy, orange flesh with a heavenly fragrance. Typically the size of a grapefruit and weighing 2 pounds—perfect for two people. 75-90 days Organic Fruits grow to grapefruit size and weigh up to 2 pounds Fragrant, juicy, orange flesh Sweet flavor 75-90 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost...

Organic Emerald Gem Melon, 1886 Heirloom Organic Emerald Gem Melon, 1886 Heirloom In Stock

Organic Emerald Gem Melon, 1886 Heirloom

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Seed Exchange - Introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1886 from seed sent by William Voorhees of Benzie County, Michigan. The most popular melon of that period, hailed as “altogether unapproached in delicious flavor and luscious beyond description.” Pale orange rich juicy flesh is sweet and somewhat spicy in flavor. Heavy producer, 2-3 pound fruits. 70-90 days Organic Fruits grow to 2-3 pounds Pale orange, juicy flesh Sweet and somewhat spicy flavor 70-90 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 6'...

Organic Mother Mary's Pie Melon, 1914 Heirloom Organic Mother Mary's Pie Melon, 1914 Heirloom In Stock

Organic Mother Mary's Pie Melon, 1914 Heirloom

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Out of stock - Seed Exchange - Donated to SSE in 1997 by a Minnesota family who grew it for at least three generations since circa 1914. Named after the donor’s mother who used equal amounts of melons and apples in pie. Highly productive, early maturing fruit is small, yellow, and round with white flesh. Fruit can be peeled like an apple. Harvest while still firm for best cooking qualities. 75-85 days Organic Highly productive Round, uniform, small yellow melons 75-85 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed...

Organic Eden's Gem Melon, 1905 Heirloom Organic Eden's Gem Melon, 1905 Heirloom In Stock

Organic Eden's Gem Melon, 1905 Heirloom

$3.25

$2.95

Seed Exchange - aka Eden Gem, Rocky Ford Eden Gem, Early maturing variety developed in 1905 at Rocky Ford, Colorado as a “crate melon.” Amy Goldman, author of Melons for the Passionate Grower, claims this is one of her all-time favorites and “may cause drooling.” Softball-sized netted fruits weigh in at about 1 pound. Complex spicy flavor. 65-80 days. ±1,100 seeds/oz. Organic Fruits grow to softball size Flesh is green and skin is netted Complex, spicy flavor 65-80 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil...

Minnesota Midget Melon, 1948 Heirloom Minnesota Midget Melon, 1948 Heirloom In Stock

Minnesota Midget Melon, 1948 Heirloom

$3.25

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Seed Exchange - Extra-early variety bred by the University of Minnesota at St. Paul in 1948; introduced by Farmer Seed and Nursery Company. Capable of producing two crops—an excellent choice for northern gardeners. Vines seldom over 3' long; suitable for growing in containers. Round 4" fruits have thick golden-yellow flesh that is edible to the rind and deliciously sweet. Resistant to fusarium wilt. 60-75 days Vines rarely grow over 3 feet and fruits grow to 9 inches Juicy, super-sweet orange flesh Resistant to fusarium wilt 60-75 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills...

Organic Montreal Market Melon, Almost Extinct Favorite Organic Montreal Market Melon, Almost Extinct Favorite In Stock

Organic Montreal Market Melon, Almost Extinct Favorite

$3.25

$2.95

Seed Exchange - Melon lovers can thank a small group of Canadian preservationists for bringing back this incredibly flavorful variety in the 1990s. Its thick, green flesh is highly aromatic and has a sweet, complex taste. For peak flavor, harvest fruits when slightly under-ripe, before the rind turns yellow and the fruit softens. Melons are round to slightly flattened with a heavy, silvery netting and deep ribbing, measure 8"" in diameter, and weigh 7-8 pounds. Organic. Organic Fruits grow to 7-8 lbs Flesh is green with heavy silver netting Sweet and complex flavor Harvest before rind yellows for peak flavor New...

Pride of Wisconsin Melon, 1937 Heirloom Pride of Wisconsin Melon, 1937 Heirloom In Stock

Pride of Wisconsin Melon, 1937 Heirloom

$3.25

$2.95

Seed Exchange - A fabulous Midwest historic variety introduced in 1937 by the Robert Buist Company. Heavy yields of football-shaped 4-8 pound muskmelons. Hard-shelled with firm sweet flesh. Great old-fashioned flavor associated with roadside stand melons. If you can only grow one melon and do not want to be disappointed, this is the variety to grow. 90-100 days. Football shaped fruits grow to 4-8 pounds Firm, orange flesh Heavy producer Old-fashioned muskmelon flavor 90-100 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills...

Organic Green Nutmeg Melon, 1863 Heirloom Organic Green Nutmeg Melon, 1863 Heirloom In Stock

Organic Green Nutmeg Melon, 1863 Heirloom

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Seed Exchange - Belongs to a class of muskmelons known as “nutmeg” due to its shape, netting, and aroma; one of the oldest types grown in America. In 1863 Fearing Burr, Jr. described Green Nutmeg as one of 12 varieties suitable for the garden. High yields of melons that weigh 2-3 pounds, very reliable year after year. Wonderful aroma and sweet flavor. 80 days. Organic Fruits grow to 2-3 pounds Reliable producer Sweet flavor and wonderful aroma 80 days 25 Seeds   Instructions - Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil...

 

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