(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.
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. ± 2,900 seeds/oz
Melon, Sakata's Sweet
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