(Orange flesh) 85 days [1935, Aaron Pike of Pike & Young Seeds; seedstock supplied by Aaron Pike’s niece.] Outstanding flavor; a local favorite, for many this is the only muskmelon they’ll grow. Bred specially for growing in unirrigated clay soil. Produces 3 lb fruits on unirrigated clay, 7 lb fruits on good irrigated soil. Heavily netted, oblong fruits. Vigorous, high-yielding, disease-resistant plants.
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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.