Melons

To raise soil temp, place partially rotted manure with straw 8" under seed or transplants and/or use a plastic mulch or row cover. Cover plants during chilly weather for first month of growth. Remove covers during the day to endure that insects can pollinate the melons. When ripe, the curled tendril nearest the fruit will be dried up. One packet = 1 g. = 30 seeds, sows 10'. CULTURE: Sow indoors 3 seeds per pot about 1/2" deep. Transplant 2' apart in rows 5' apart. Direct seed 3 seed per foot 1/2"-3/4" deep. Thin plants to 2' apart. Maintain adequate fertility, especially nitrogen, and keep temperature 70 degree Fahrenheit or higher. SEASON: Warm season. Plant or transplant after last frost. MIN. SOIL TEMP: 65 degree Fahrenheit. GERMINATION: 5-10 days. SOIL: Slightly acid to neutral pH above 6.0. COMPANION PLANT: Beans, corn, peas, radishes, sunflowers. NOT aromatic herbs, potatoes. PESTS: STRIPED CUCUMBER BEETLE spreads FUSARIUM WILT: Control through heavy mulching and beneficial nematodes. MOSAIC: Thin affected plants, keep area free of perennial weeds.

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  • Early Moonbeam Melon

    Early Moonbeam Melon

    Organic
    Heirloom
    • 80 Days
    • Yellow Flesh
    Price From: $3.62

    Out of stock

  • HALES BEST JUMBO MELON

    HALES BEST JUMBO MELON

    Organic
    Heirloom
    • 80 Days
    • Drought resistant
    Price From: $3.39
  • HEARTS OF GOLD MELON

    HEARTS OF GOLD MELON

    Organic
    Heirloom
    • 70 Days
    • Highly productive
    Price From: $2.82
  • HONEY ROCK  MELON

    HONEY ROCK MELON

    Organic
    Heirloom
    • 74 Days
    • Sweet juicy flavor
    Price From: $2.82
  • MINNESOTA MIDGET MELON

    MINNESOTA MIDGET MELON

    Organic
    Heirloom
    • 72 Days
    • Personal melon
    Price From: $3.50
  • Moon & Stars Yellow Melon

    Moon & Stars Yellow Melon

    Organic
    Heirloom
    • 90 Days
    • Yellow flesh
    Price From: $3.62
  • Moon & Stars Red

    Moon & Stars Red

    Organic
    Heirloom
    • 82 Days
    • Matures quickly
    Price From: $3.62
  • ROCKY FORD HONEY DEW MELON

    ROCKY FORD HONEY DEW MELON

    Organic
    Heirloom
    • 80 Days
    • Heavy yields
    Price From: $3.39
  • Sugar Baby Melon

    Sugar Baby Melon

    Organic
    • 68 Days
    • Personal melon
    Price From: $3.39
  • Sweet Summer Mix

    Sweet Summer Mix

    Organic
    • 76 Days
    • Melon mix
    Price From: $3.50
  • Sungold Melon

    Sungold Melon

    Organic
    • 85-95 Days
    • Acorn shaped melon
    • Excellent flavor!
    Price From: $6.30
  • Ha'Ogen Melon

    Ha'Ogen Melon

    Organic
    • 75-80 Days
    • Sweet & Spicy flavor
    Price From: $3.39
  • Tender Sweet Orange

    Tender Sweet Orange

    Conventional
    • 80-90 Days
    • Orange flesh
    Price From: $3.39

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