What are the pros? good firm melons
What are the cons? susceptible to mildew
My only reservation about this melon is, it needs to be sprayed to prevent mildew. I live in a place with hot, humid summers. I left a prior 3 star review because I was not happy about my melon patch being attacked by severe mildew almost overnight. However, now that I have actually harvest 2 melons, I'm quite happy with the fruit itself. I'm very happy I didn't lose my melons, and the spray worked. (I used Spectracide Immunox, which is systemic). When ripe, the fruit turns from green to yellow. My melons so far are about 2-3 pounds apiece. I get about 3-4 cups of cut up melon per fruit. I'm glad no critters attack the fruits themselves (so far). These melons were planted in late April, direct seeded, and I got my first melon on July 10. This is faster than the Minnesota Midget, which didn't give me fruit until August (last year). The fruit is soft, yet firm, juicy, orange, and slightly sweet. These are not super sweet, which is fine.
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