Early Silver Line Melon

 

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A productive and very early conomon, or Asian melon. Small golden-yellow fruits with luminous silver stripes weigh 1-2 pounds. Refreshing crisp white flesh with just a hint of sweetness. 75-80 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

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.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Emerald Gem Melon

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Introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1886 from seed sent by William G. Voorhees of Benzie County, Michigan. The most popular melon of that period, hailed as “altogether unapproached in delicious flavor and luscious beyond description.” Small 2-3 pound fruits ripen from emerald green to yellow-brown. Pale orange flesh is juicy, sweet, and somewhat spicy in flavor. Heavy producer. 70-90 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

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.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Eden’s Gem Melon

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Early maturing variety developed in 1905 at Rocky Ford, Colorado as a “crate melon.” Amy Goldman, author of Melons for the Passionate Grower, claims this is one of her all-time favorites and “may cause drooling.” Softball-sized netted fruits weigh in at about 1 pound. Complex spicy flavor. 65-80 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

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.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS.


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Green Nutmeg Melon

 

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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. High yields of melons that weigh 2-3 pounds, very reliable year after year. Wonderful aroma and sweet flavor. 80 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

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.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS


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Amish Melon

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Amish heirloom first offered in the SSE Yearbook in 1983. Oval fruits are 9″ long and weigh 4-7 pounds. Sweet orange flesh is very juicy with full muskmelon flavor and a rather thick rind. Produces good crops under almost any conditions at Heritage Farm. 80-90 days.

Plant 6-8 seeds on a 12″ diameter hill, 1″ deep, thin to 3-4 plants in full sun.

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.

EACH PACKET CONTAINS 25 SEEDS

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