Prescott Fond Blanc Melon, 1883 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Prescott Fond Blanc Melon, 1883 Heirloom

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - Documented by Vilmorin in Les Plantes Potageres (1883). This cantaloupe was once a favorite of French market gardeners. Fruits weigh 4-9 pounds and have beautifully warted skin and dense sweet flesh. Almost too pretty to eat! The fragrance when fully ripe is incredible. Like all rockmelons, Prescott will not slip from the vine. Good drought tolerance. 85-95 days. 

Characteristics:

  • Fruits grow to 4-9 pounds
  • Dense orange flesh and strong, sweet fragrance
  • Good drought tolerance
  • 85-95 days
  • 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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