Melon, Sweet Passion

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85 Days. An Ohio heirloom that has been grown since the 1920s. According to legend, the sweet orange flesh is said to cause a state of passion if eaten straight from the garden on a moonlit summer night. It has succulent flesh that is very sweet, aromatic and very finely flavored. Fruit weighs 3-4 lbs and is produced on vines that have some drought and wilt resistance.

  • 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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