Eden's Gem Melon (Rocky Ford Green-Fleshed Melon)
90 days. An old heirloom variety, from 1881. This old-timer is still a popular green flesh muskmelon, with a heavily-netted rind and smooth, sweet-flavored flesh. Fruits weigh 2-3 lbs. A good keeper with firm flesh. From Colorado.
- 90 Days
- 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.