Pride of Wisconsin Melon
- Football shaped fruits grow to 4-8 pounds
- Firm, orange flesh
- Heavy producer
- Old-fashioned muskmelon flavor
- 90-100 days
- ±2,900 seeds/oz
A fabulous Midwest historic variety introduced in 1937 by the Robert Buist Company. Heavy yields of football-shaped 4-8 pound muskmelons. Hard-shelled with firm sweet flesh. Great old-fashioned flavor associated with roadside stand melons. If you can only grow one melon and do not want to be disappointed, this is the variety to grow. 90-100 days. ±2,900 seeds/oz.
Learn to Grow Pride of Wisconsin 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.
Ratings & Reviews
I may have let mine go too long but goodness they were juicy and delicious! Each year I grow them a bit better as I learn but they are well worth returning to.