(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.
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. ± 800 seeds/oz