(Cucumis melo) According to The Vegetables of New York (1937), this
variety has been listed as a novelty almost as long
as American seed catalogs have been popular. Long
banana-shaped fruits are tapered at both ends and
grow up to 24" long. Smooth yellow skin occasionally
develops sparse netting. Salmon pink flesh with a
sweet spicy flavor and pineapple aroma. 80-100 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. ± 900 seeds/oz