(Cucumis melo) Developed by Roland Morrill of Benton Harbor,
Michigan; the variety name was trademarked in
1914. Similar to Hoodoo, which it replaced. Once
very popular in Michigan. Aromatic fruits typically
weigh 2-3 pounds and have firm, juicy, flavorful,
high quality flesh. 70-90 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. ± 1,000 seeds/oz