(Orange flesh) 85 days [Missouri family heirloom from 1840] Sweet fruits are slightly ribbed, weigh 3-5 lbs. Harvest before full slip, when rind first turns tan. This is a healthy rugged variety with fruit set spaced over many weeks even in the drought of 2007. Good downy mildew resistance. Pkt.


Please refer to Muskmelon (Cantaloupe) Cultural Notes for growing information.

Packet: 2g unless otherwise stated (approximately 50 to 90 seeds, depending on variety) sows 50'.

See also Watermelon varieties.