A classic icebox melon, sweet and juicy. We love this early-maturing, 10-15 lb. variety that is believed to have roots in Russia. With salmon-colored, crisp flesh and red seeds, this 10-inch diameter fruit is ideal for slicing at picnics.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 5-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 70-95 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/2-1 inch
- Plant Spacing: 3'
- Frost Hardy: No
- Citrullus vulgaris
Growing Tips: Direct seed, or set out indoor-started transplants after last frost date when really warm weather has arrived. Needs rich soil (amend with compost) and plenty of moisture.