Melon, Amish

Cucumis melo
$2.99 to $14.50
SKU: 0040A
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to 9 inches and 4-7 pounds
  • Juicy, orange flesh
  • Good muskmelon flavor
  • 80-90 days
  • ±1,100 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $14.50

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Amish melon first offered in the SSE Yearbook in 1983. Oval fruits are 9" long and weigh 4-7 pounds. Sweet orange flesh is very juicy with full muskmelon flavor and a rather thick rind. Produces good crops under almost any conditions at Heritage Farm. 80-90 days. ±1,100 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun

Instructions - 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.