Ha'Ogen Melon

Cucumis melo | SKU: 1032A
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$3.75 to $17.43
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to 3-4 pounds
  • Sweet, spicy green flesh
  • Yellow-orange rind with green sutures

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

$3.75 to $17.43

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Item Details

Although this variety is most likely of Hungarian descent, this melon is generally identified with Kibbutz Ha'Ogen in Israel. Ha'Ogen is Hebrew for "the anchor."

Melons were developed and domesticated in Africa and Asia. Europeans settling in the Americas are recorded growing honeydew and casaba melons in the 17th century.

Learn to Grow Ha'Ogen Melon

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.

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I grew these in my western WA garden, and they ripened the earliest of the 4 varieties that I tried. I harvested mine in early September. The flavor and texture were luscious, and the melons were a nice size. The vines were not heavy producers, but I'd rather have a couple of good sized melons than 8 tiny ones that don't ripen. I'll be planting these next year.