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Early Silver Line Melon
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  • Early Silver Line Melon
  • Early Silver Line Melon
  • Early Silver Line Melon
  • Early Silver Line Melon

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Early Silver Line Melon (25-50 seeds) (OML116) $2.50

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Early Silver Line Melon

         
 
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75 days. Beautiful, oval-shaped, yellow fruit weighing 1-2 lbs. with lovely silver stripes. The white flesh is very crisp and sweet. This is a Korean variety that was introduced by Burpee's, and is one of the best. A must for melon enthusiasts and specialty growers alike. Very productive and quite early; a good choice for the north and fun for kids to grow.
 
Early Silver Line Melon
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 8
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5

87.5% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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Nickname:
Rebecca
Location:
Vancouver, WA, United States
Date:
February 6, 2017
          4.0
 
Too cold didnt produce
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 4.5
 

What are the pros? Beautiful foliage

What are the cons? No fruits - short season

Review:

Last year (2016) I experimented with a few short-season melon varieties. In my climate melons are but a dream, and indeed, by the end of the summer I was forced to wake from that dream. Not all my seeds germinated and once they did the plants struggled to get established. Once they got established though, these Early Silver Line really got going! The plant was happy to climb & was lovely, small yellow flowers grew and I held my breath, hoping I might get some fruits by summers end. But in southwest Washington (and a back yard garden that isn't truly full sun) I just couldn't get these beauties there. So all I can say is, if you live in a cold-ish, short season place, be wary. And good luck!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Wendy
Location:
Franklin, NC, United States
Date:
January 15, 2017
          5.0
 
sweet early
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? easy to grow

What are the cons? firm flesh

Review:

Of the three melon varieties I tried last season, this one was by far the easiest to grow. We were pleased with its sweetness, too! My kids grew this variety in their little gardens over small V-shaped (upside-down V) trellises, and I grew them on vertical trellises. The melons seemed to develop closer to the ground than we expected; the trellises merely kept the vines in control. The melons will slip off when fully ripe. Very small melons, perfect for one-two people. My family of 6 each got one bite of the much-anticipated first melon!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

4 out of 5 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Gail
Location:
Puyallup, WA, United States
Date:
October 11, 2015
          3.0
 
Not very flavorful
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to groww

What are the cons? Lack of flavor

Review:

We had an unusually warm summer in the southern Puget Sound area of Western Washington so I don't know if these melons would have matured in our normal summer weather. I grew one vine in a pot that was roughly half the size of a whiskey barrel. I really had to watch the watering as the vine would wilt if I was late with the daily dose of H2O. I harvested roughly 20 melons from that one vine. They were all about 1 pound each. The fruit was crisp, moist and mildly sweet. I was not very impressed with the flavor and I will not grow this variety again. I only tried it because it was such an early maturing variety. My Korean friend said that they used it more like a radish in salads, etc., when she was growing up in South Korea. She was surprised to find that it had any sweetness to it.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

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5 out of 6 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Reb Roush
Location:
Seattle, WA, United States
Date:
August 23, 2015
          4.0
 
Early Silver Line Melon
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? Easy to grow.

What are the cons? No dislikes.

Review:

These grew well in Seattle. They taste of pears and the rinds are edible. When ripe, they fall off the vine.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

9 out of 9 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
IdahoMom
Location:
Eagle, ID, United States
Date:
March 19, 2015
          5.0
 
Favorite Melon
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? Sweet, Crunchy, Prolific

What are the cons? nothing

Review:

This is an earlier melon. It sets a lot of fruit from the end of July to September. They are about the size of a large grapefruit, and the flesh is very sweet, especially if you pick it and then put it in the fridge overnight before you eat it. Sometimes, the skin is very thin, so you can eat the skin too, like an apple. My kids LOVE it. Doesn't seem to be too bothered by bugs (but then, in my garden, the beetles are too crazy about the squash to bother the melons). My best plant was located in a corner of the garden that didn't get watered as much as the rest. Probably get at least 20 melons per plant over the course of several weeks.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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