Minnesota Midget Melon, 1948 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Minnesota Midget Melon, 1948 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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The Seed Savers 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. 

Characteristics: 

  • 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 per packet 
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    Instructions - Melons love 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 last frost.

    Plant 1" deep

    Plant hills, 6-8 seed

    Germinate 7-14 days

    Thin 3-4 plants

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