Early Hanover Melon, 1895 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Early Hanover Melon, 1895 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers Exchange - This variety is also known as 'Extra Early Hanover' melon. It was first introduced in 1895 by T.W. Woods & Sons of Richmond, Virginia. Some say that it has attained immense popularity in that region. Melons were developed and domesticated in Africa and Asia. Europeans settling in the Americas are recorded growing honeydew and casaba melons in the 17th century.

Characteristics:

  • Fruits grow to 6 inches and 2-3 pounds
  • Soft, green flesh
  • Muskmelon flavor
  • 25 Seeds per packet 

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

Instructions - Melons love the heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can also be started indoors 2-3 weeks before the last frost.

Plant 1" deep

Plant hills, 6-8 seed

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

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