Melon, Crane

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85 days. Delicious Crenshaw type melons have sweet, fine flavored pale orange flesh. The green-skinned rind develops orange spots when ripe. Fruits mature at around 4 lbs. This famous California heirloom was introduced in 1920 by Oliver Crane, whose family has been farming near Santa Rosa for six generations.

  • Full Sun
  • Seed Depth: 1/2"
  • Sprouts in 7-14 Days
  • 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: In stock
Minimum Seed Count: 25
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