One of the most popular shipping varieties! Produce good yields of 4 - 4½ lb melons. Thick, salmon flesh is very flavorful. Reasonably small seed cavity. Pick on full slip. Excellent choice for the South and other humid areas. Production and shipping qualities are excellent.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
VEGETABLE SEED AND PLANTING GUIDE
|Direct Seed (100 Ft.)||Distance Apart In Row After Thinning||Space Between Rows||Planting Depth|
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.
ESTIMATED DAYS TO MATURITY
APPROXIMATE SEED COUNT
- 1,200 per Oz.
- 19,200 per Lb.
- Marigold deters beetles
- Nasturtium deters bugs and beetles
- Oregano provides general pest protection