(Salmon-orange flesh) 88 days. [1965, Clemson/AES.] Exceeds disease resistance of many hybrid cantaloupes. Has resistance to Alternaria leaf spot, powdery mildew, and downy mildew. Well adapted to the Mid-Atlantic region and hot, humid areas. The most Downy Mildew resistant and productive of 38 melon varieties trialed by Twin Oaks Seeds in 2013. Rind is netted, fruits are round-oval, about 6-7 in. in diameter. Keeps well. Pick on full slip. Sweet fruits, even in cool, wet years. Melon grower Edmund Frost’s favorite!

Seed grown and stewarded by Twin Oaks Seed Farm in Louisa, VA.
  • Item # 52102D


Cucumis melo
Please refer to our Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) Growing Guide for cultural information.
Packet: 2 g unless otherwise stated (approximately 50 to 90 seeds, depending on variety) sows 50'.
See also Watermelon varieties.