(Cucumis melo) Canadian heirloom rediscovered on Ile-Bizard, an
island in the St. Lawrence River. Bred around 1912
by Father Athanase of the Trappist Monastery at
Oka, Montreal, Quebec. Oka was a cross between
Banana and the green-fleshed Montreal Market.
Creamy yellow ribbed skin with moderately sweet
orange flesh. 80-90 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
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