This amazing early Indian melon was collected by Joseph Simcox. The fruits are a brilliant copper-red and are striped in green and cream, making this an extremely unusual and beautiful melon. The pale green flesh is sweet, aromatic and slightly musky in taste. Joe believes that this melon originated in the Punjab, and Joe spent more than 8 years trying to find seeds of this extremely interesting variety. Vine produces lots of 2 lb fruit.