(Cucumis melo) Ukrainian heirloom.
Original source was a woman from a collective farm. Seed was obtained
by Moscow seedswoman Marina Danilenko and then introduced by SSE
to American gardeners in 1993. Crunchy and sweet winter melon with a
long shelf life. Small two-pound melons turn golden when ripe. 80-85
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.
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