Melon, Jenny Lind Organic

Catalog #0211A

4702

(Cucumis melo) (aka Shipper’s Delight, Jersey Button) Once a leading early green-fleshed muskmelon for home gardens and nearby markets. Named for the Swedish Nightingale, a coloratura soprano promoted to stardom in the United States during the early 1850s. Notable for the prominent “button” on the blossom end; flesh is soft, juicy, and mild flavored. Weighs up to 2 pounds. 70-80 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.
± 1,000 seeds/oz

Price:  Free!

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