Unique in that it has a shiny dark green rind and sometimes a few distinct character marks on the rind. Produces a smoky,waxy film on the surface that helps protect it from the sun. This melon is solid and smooth with a slight oval shape. The seed pips are small and hardly noticeable. In trials, the fruit has been very uniform, thus they have a reliable average weight and shape which makes boxing a pleasure. Weighs 18-22 lbs and produces good yields. Pollinator Required.
Created from a controlled method of pollination in which the pollen of two different species or varieties is crossed by human intervention. Typical F1 varieties are deliberately created to breed a desired trait. Gardeners who use hybrid plant varieties usually purchase new seed every year, however, over several years the seed could eventually be used for open pollination
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
Fusarium Wilt(Race 0)
Fusarium Wilt(Race 1)