Melon, Early Hanover

Catalog #0927

5779

(Cucumis melo) (aka Extra Early Hanover) One of the earliest muskmelons. Introduced in 1895 by T. W. Woods & Sons of Richmond, Virginia. Reportedly attained immense popularity in that region. Sweet, soft, juicy flesh can be eaten right down to the rind. Produces large quantities of 2-3 pound melons, 5" long by 6" diameter. 70-85 days.
DIRECT SEED
1" Deep
SEEDS TO HILL
6-8 Seeds
THIN
To 3-4 Plants
LIGHT
Full Sun

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.
± 800 seeds/oz

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