Melon, Queen Anne's Pocket

Catalog #0929

5786

(Cucumis melo) (aka Plum Granny, Dudaim Melon) Has enchanted melon fanciers for centuries: gives off an unforgettable perfume. Victorian women carried these tiny melons in their pockets in the days before aerosol deodorants. Velvety skin has jagged orange and yellow stripes; thin white flesh is edible but bland. Early and prolific. 80-90 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.
± 2,200 seeds/oz

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