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Melon - Rocky Ford Green - Cucumis melo
Tender Annual Heirloom. Introduced in 1881, this heirloom variety is a green-fleshed melon. It's also called Nutmeg due to its spicy flavor and outstanding aroma. Early vines produce fruits over 5" in diameter weighing 2-3 lb. A great variety for backyard and market gardens.
Did You Know? Many melons originated in the Middle East. Ancient Romans and Egyptians are known to have enjoyed muskmelons and cantaloupes.
Soil Temperature: 65-80°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"
Germination: 7-12 Days
Height At Maturity: 12"-18"
Days To Maturity: 94 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 3'-5'
Approx Seeds per 1/4 Pound: 6,517 Seeds
Peaceful Valley brand vegetable seeds are all non-GMO and Certified Organic.
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- Grow on a Trellis
Shipping Weight: 0.3 lb
Dimensions: 8"L x 4"W x 0.75"H
Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).