Melon, Sakata's Sweet

Catalog #1210

3866
(Cucumis melo) Introduced by Sakata’s Seeds of Yokohama. This type of Asian melon, or conomon, has been grown in China and Japan for thousands of years but has only recently appeared in American markets. Goldenyellow softball-sized fruits. Flesh is fun to eat, very sweet and crisp. Can be trellised. 85-95 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.
± 2,900 seeds/oz

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