(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.
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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.