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Eden's Gem (Rocky Ford) Melon
 
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Eden's Gem (Rocky Ford) Melon (25-50 seeds) (AML109) $2.25

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Eden's Gem (Rocky Ford) Melon

         
 
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90 days. An old heirloom variety from 1881. This old-timer is still a popular green flesh muskmelon with a heavily netted rind and smooth, sweet-flavored flesh. Fruits weigh 2-3 lbs. A good keeper with firm flesh. From Colorado.
 
Eden's Gem (Rocky Ford) Melon
Overall Rating:
         
4.5
 
 
Number of Reviews: 4
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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7 out of 7 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
jonib
Location:
Bixby, MO, United States
Date:
August 11, 2016
          5.0
 
Outstanding Flavor
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 2.0
 

What are the pros? Unique flavor and color

What are the cons? slow to mature

Review:

Oh my! We love this melon. The flesh is deep, lime green graduating to pale salmon at the core. The flesh is soft and tender but not mushy. The ultra-sweet flavor changes as you go from center to rind. The deep green flesh has a honeydew flavor and texture; the salmon fleshed portion has a very musky, cantaloupe flavor. Very unique! The fragrant flesh is visually appealing. The outside of the melon is unimpressive. Light tan netting and all one color when ripe. Looks like any ordinary grocery store cantaloupe. But then you cut it open and realize that this is NO ordinary melon. Do be patient and allow the melons to ripen until all of the green on the outside is gone. I grew these in straw bales and trellised the vines. The ripe fruits fall from the vine and I would find them in the morning laying on the soft bales. For traditional gardening, I would advise slinging the fruits if trellised. This melon is truly one of the best.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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1 out of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
B Gardener
Location:
College Grove, TN, United States
Date:
July 30, 2016
          4.0
 
So sweet
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.5
 

What are the pros? Small and sweet

What are the cons? Quick to ripen, pungent.

Review:

These beauties are super sweet, just the right size (grapefruit and larger) and are easy to grow. The melons were so sweet that they filled my house with a pungent sweet perfume.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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21 out of 22 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Minnesorganica
Date:
September 5, 2012
          5.0
 
Fantastic little Gems
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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Review:

Here in Northern Minnesota, people laugh when you tell them you are growing melons. I am currently the one laughing...I have harvested baseball up to softball sized ripe melons. Superior sweet green flesh you'll never get in a store bought melon. I like them for breakfast, perfect for one person. Permanent addition to my garden

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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18 out of 18 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Unknown
Date:
October 4, 2010
          4.0
 
tasty and early
Easy to Grow 2.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

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Review:

Here in northern Colorado I have had little luck growing melons. Eden's Gem is just that, a little gem with a taste from Eden. Little rind, enough for a single person serving. Late to germinate, but prolific and early to ripen.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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