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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  1. Sweet Siberian Melon

    Sweet Siberian Melon

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    OrganicHeirloom • 80 Days Learn More
  2. Cream of Saskatchewan Melon

    Cream of Saskatchewan Melon

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    OrganicHeirloomExclusive • 82 Days Learn More
  3. Crimson Sweet

    Crimson Sweet

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    Organic • 80 Days • Few seeds • High sugar Learn More
  4. Early Moonbeam Melon

    Early Moonbeam Melon

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  5. HALES BEST JUMBO MELON

    HALES BEST JUMBO MELON

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    OrganicHeirloom • 80 Days • Drought resistant Learn More
  6. HEARTS OF GOLD MELON

    HEARTS OF GOLD MELON

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    OrganicHeirloom • 70 Days • Highly productive Learn More
  7. HONEY ROCK  MELON

    HONEY ROCK MELON

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    OrganicHeirloom • 74 Days • Sweet juicy flavor Learn More
  8. MINNESOTA MIDGET MELON

    MINNESOTA MIDGET MELON

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    OrganicHeirloom • 72 Days • Personal melon Learn More
  9. Moon & Stars Yellow Melon

    Moon & Stars Yellow Melon

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    OrganicHeirloom • 90 Days • Yellow flesh Learn More
  10. Moon & Stars Red

    Moon & Stars Red

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    OrganicHeirloom • 82 Days • Matures quickly Learn More
  11. ROCKY FORD HONEY DEW MELON

    ROCKY FORD HONEY DEW MELON

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    OrganicHeirloom • 80 Days • Heavy yields Learn More
  12. Sugar Baby Melon

    Sugar Baby Melon

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    Organic • 68 Days • Personal melon Learn More
  13. Sweet Summer Mix

    Sweet Summer Mix

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    Organic • 76 Days • Melon mix Learn More
  14. Sungold Melon

    Sungold Melon

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    Organic • 85-95 Days • Acorn shaped melon • Excellent flavor! Learn More
  15. Ha'Ogen Melon

    Ha'Ogen Melon

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