Organic Early Silver Line Melon, pre 1900 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Early Silver Line Melon, pre 1900 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - This is an older melon, classified as an heirloom from Korea but there is not much history on it.  It has seeds in the middle like a cantaloupe and its flavors range from pear in the middle to cucumber on its edges. It is very productive and fruit weigh 1-2 lbs. 

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:

  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to 1-2 pounds
  • Crisp, refreshing flesh
  • Lightly sweet 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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