Organic Green Nutmeg Melon, 1863 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Green Nutmeg Melon, 1863 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers 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. 

Characteristics: 

  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to 2-3 pounds
  • Reliable producer
  • Sweet flavor and wonderful aroma
  • 80 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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