Melon, Hearts of Gold

Cucumis melo
$2.99 to $41.00
SKU: 0364A
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to 2-3 pounds
  • Firm, aromatic orange flesh
  • Sweet flavor
  • 70-90 days
  • ±900 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $41.00

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Developed by Roland Morrill of Benton Harbor, Michigan; the variety name was trademarked in 1914. Similar to Hoodoo, which it replaced. Once very popular in Michigan. Aromatic fruits typically weigh 2-3 pounds and have firm, juicy, flavorful, high quality flesh. 70-90 days. ±900 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.