About- Melons average 5 to 8 pounds and a have a stunning dark green rind when mature. Its medium-red flesh is firm and intensely sweet! Compact growing habit, allows it to be planted in a space-efficient manner with earlier production.
When and Where to Plant- Start seed indoors 2-3 weeks before the last frost or direct seed after danger of frost is past. Prefers full sun and well-draining soil. Soil temperature should be above 70°F.
Care and Harvest- Watch for fungal issues and utilize fungicide when necessary. Water frequently, consistent moisture will increase fruit set and size. Harvest by cleanly cutting the stem, when the tendril nearest to the fruit completely dries.
Planting Depth- 1"
Seed Spacing- 12-18"
Spacing Between Rows- 36" - 60"
Days to Germination- 7-10
Plant Spacing- 24"
Days to Maturity- 80
Approximate Seeds per Pkt- 40