Melon, Schoon's Hard Shell

Cucumis melo
$9.25 to $14.50
SKU: 0931A

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  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to 6 inches and 5-8 pounds
  • Thick, apricot flesh
  • Sweet, muskmelon flavor
  • 88-95 days
  • ±800 seeds/oz
$9.25 to $14.50

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Introduced in the late 1930s by F.H. Woodruff & Sons of Milford, Connecticut. Muskmelon with handsome ropelike netting and a very hard shell, great shipper. Almost round 6½" fruits weigh 5-8 pounds. Thick apricot-colored flesh is sweet and very flavorful. Excellent for home and market gardens, keeps well. 88-95 days. ±800 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.