Fragrant, sweet green-fleshed melon,
sometimes swirled with pink.
Divine flavor. Smooth rind with green sutures. Vigorous vines, with heavy crops of small fruits--six per plant is normal.
Grows anywhere in mainland U.S. Dependable and prolific. Israeli adaptation of ancient Indian melon
BOTANICAL NAME: Cucurbitaceae spp.
GROWING INSTRUCTIONS: Young seedlings need steady temperatures of 70 degrees. Doesn't transplant well so start in pots. Plant out 15" apart after all frost danger is past in sunniest, warmest part of garden, possibly in a cold-frame. Prepare soil with compost, mulch well. Keep well-watered until fruit set, then reduce. Planting with radish & basil, or using row cover until flowering begins, prevents cucumber beetles which cause damage & introduce viruses.
GROW BIOINTENSIVE® CULTURAL INFORMATION: H/Matures 12-17 from transplant/Harvest 13/Yield 50-145/Spacing 15"
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION :Tolerates hot weather and easy to grow