(Cucumis melo) Amish heirloom first offered in the SSE Yearbook
in 1983. Oval fruits are 9" long and weigh 4-7
pounds. Sweet orange flesh is very juicy with full
muskmelon flavor and a rather thick rind. Produces
good crops under almost any conditions at Heritage
Farm. 80-90 days.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12"
diameter hills after danger of frost has passed
and soil has warmed. Space hills 6' apart in all
directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can
also be started indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost. ± 1,100 seeds/oz
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