Hale's Best 45 Melon

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85 days. A classic, silky-fleshed super sweet market musk melon from the early 20th century. In 1923, I.D. Hale encountered this variety in Imperial County (near Brawley, California) being grown by a Japanese American market farmer. This sweet, smooth, orange fleshed-musk melon has been a staple for home and market growers since!

  • 85 Days
  • Full Sun
  • Sprouts in 7-14 Days
  • Seed Depth: 1/2"
  • Ideal Temperature: 75-90 Degrees F
  • Plant Spacing: 18"
  • Frost Hardy: No
  • Cucumis melo

Growing Tips: Melons prefer slightly sandy, very rich, well-drained soil. Be careful not to over water vines, especially as fruit is approaching maturity.

Availability: Out of stock
Minimum Seed Count: 25
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