(Cucumis melo) Belongs to a class of muskmelons known as
“nutmeg” due to its shape, netting, and aroma;
one of the oldest types grown in America. In 1863
Fearing Burr, Jr. described Green Nutmeg as one
of 12 varieties suitable for the garden. High yields
of melons that weigh 2-3 pounds, very reliable year
after year. Wonderful aroma and sweet flavor. 80 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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