(Cucumis melo) Released in 1966 by the late Professor Elwyn Meader
of the University of New Hampshire. An early variety
well suited for direct seeding in far northern, coastal,
and mountain climates. Oblong, sweet, orange-fleshed
fruits have light netting and weigh 2-3 pounds. Fruits
keep 1-2 days after slipping. 65-80 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.