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.

Top Mark Muskmelon 2 g

Retail Price: $2.75

(Salmon flesh) 80 days. [1963] 2½-3½ lb. fruits, small seed cavities, sweet flesh. Sturdy, heavily netted rinds. Popular commercial variety. Slips vine when ripe. Resistant to Downy and Powdery Mildew. Pkt.

Random anecdote: this was Ken's favorite melon to grow when he was in Missouri. Harvesting these, he'd lob them to Becca to load into the cart. Once a 30-ft toss went awry, and hit Becca in the face. (The melon survived OK.) For days after, Becca would cheerfully point to the bruise on her jaw and tell everyone, "See that? Yeah, Ken! Peaceful, quiet guy? HA!" and she refused to catch any more melons after that.
  • Catalog #: 52117

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This product was added to our catalog on Friday 10 December, 2010.

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