Organic Sweet Granite Melon

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Organic Sweet Granite Melon

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - Released in 1966 by the late Professor Elwyn Meader of the University of New Hampshire. An early variety well suited for direct seeding in far northern, coastal, and mountain climates. Oblong, sweet, orange-fleshed fruits have light netting and weigh 2-3 pounds. Fruits keep 1-2 days after slipping. 65-80 days. ±1,100 seeds/oz 

Characteristics:

  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to 2-3 pounds
  • Sweet, orange flesh
  • Skins have light netting
  • 25 Seeds per packet 

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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