Delicious and Ornamental! Vigorous plants produce deep green leaves that vividly contrast the ghostly white, smooth, blemish-free fruits weighing 25-50 lbs, measuring 15-18" across. Sturdy stems. Expect 2-4 fruits per plant. Deep orange flesh is exceptional roasted or in soups.
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
- Marigold deters beetles
- Nasturtium deters bugs and beetles
- Oregano provides general pest protection