Melons

Melons

Nothing is more addicting than fresh cantaloupe on a summer day. Tasting warm melon straight from the garden is an experience everyone should have. Before you know it you will have eaten the whole thing! Popular melons include Muskmelon, Crenshaw and Honeydews.

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How to Grow Melons

An early maturing Piel de Sapo melon. Has a medium to small size that mature to 3 lbs. This fruit has sweet and aromatic white flesh. A popular treat that is widely grown in Spain. Offers uniformity and good yields. AAS winner.

The Pike melon is a very sweet melon variety that was bred in the 1930s. The sweet fragrant fruit is heavily netted on the outside with a juicy orange flesh. These melons can weigh 3-6 pounds depending on growing conditions.

Atlantis is an Eastern melon with a round-oval shape. It has excellent interior qualities, including firmness and consistently high sugar content for high consumer appeal. Atlantis can be used for home gardens or farm market variety. Excellent field performance

Avatar is a medium sized melon with firm, flavorful orange flesh. The exterior is light green color that turns to a yellow-tan when fully ripe. These melons are early maturing reach 7-9lbs.

Infinite Gold melon has been bred for strong performance and long shelf life, without sacrificing great flavor and fruit quality. In fact, a third-party sensory analysis panel rated Infinite Gold higher in flavor and quality attributes than the leading competition! Plus, Infinite Gold offers strong vines, high yield potential and uniform size and shape.

The Tuscany Melon is a cantaloupe that has beauty and taste! This melon's flesh is one of the most flavorful muskmelons available. Originating in Italy, the deeply ribbed 3-5 lb. Tuscany has a small seed cavity and fine rind. This variety is very high in vitamin C and vitamin A, making it very nutritious! Tuscany is also a great storing cantaloupe that will keep up to 2 weeks if refrigerated.

A full-season, Galia type, melon that has widely adapted growing conditions. Produces high yields of netted 3-4 lb melons with extra-sweet eating quality. Avg. 12,600 seeds/lb. Packet: 30 seeds.

An old classic, this fruit has slightly oval fruits that are ribbed, heavily netted, and average 4lbs. The flesh is deep orange, thick, firm and juicy and has delicious flavor.

The Hearts of Gold actually has a heart of deep-orange, "golden" flesh that is thick and sweet! This variety produces high quality melons that are sweet, juicy and fragrant. The Hearts of Gold's rinds are thin, heavily netted and medium ribbed. This prolific producer's round, medium-sized, 2-3 lb. fruits are a popular commercial cantaloupe in the Midwest.

The Piel De Sapo is an oval melon from Spain. This mottled green-yellow skinned cantaloup is 7-9 lb and 8-12" long. The Piel De Sapo has a sweet pale green to white flesh that is tender and a very hard rind. This common European and Spanish market grower is a fine keeper.

The Juane Canary Melon is an old heirloom football shaped melon with a canary yellow rind and a creamy, white to green flesh. This 4-5 pound melon has a delicious sugar sweet taste that is perfect for summer picnics! This variety will keep well in full sun.

The Prescott Fond Blanc Melon is an old French heirloom variety that produces the most fragrant aroma when grown properly. This variety has a bumpy outer shell, making it look more squash than melon! However, its flesh is a dark salmon orange with a juicy sweet flavor. This variety prefers a hot, dry growing season and is best when picked slightly green and ripened indoors.

The Golden Beauty Casaba Melon has a creamy white aromatic spicy flesh! This heirloom melon, also known as the "Casaba Fruit," has a rind that matures gold. Golden Beauty Casaba is an 8 lb. variety that is very heat tolerant.

Citrino is a mid-season honeydew orange flesh. Citrino boasts excellent flavor and high Brix. It has good storage ability once harvested. This melon has a round shape with dense flesh and a medium closed cavity. Citrino has a smooth, creamy white rind.

Planters Jumbo is a great tasting cantaloupe that has a firm rind, smooth heavy netting, and thick deep orange flesh. This melon is 7x6" diameter, 4-4.5 lb. and is Powdery and Downy Mildew resistant. Planters Jumbo grows on a vigorous vine does well in drought or high rainfall. This melon is perfect for both home or local market growing.

The Honeydew Orange Flesh is a delicious muskmelon with smooth skin and a juicy flesh! The smooth outside skin is a creamy light green. This great quality honeydew's flesh turns pale yellow with orange hues when it is ready to harvest. Honeydew Orange Flesh produces high yielding 5 lb. fruits that are great for transporting to markets.

The large Honey Dew Stutz Supreme Melon has a fresh taste that can't be beat! This honey dew melon has smooth tan skin with a delicious orange flesh. The honey Dew Stutz Supreme thrives in full sun and requires heat to develop full flavor. This rare melon will keep producing until frost. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

Edisto 47 is a large melon with a wonderfully sweet flavor! This variety is a popular salmon-fleshed melon that is mildly sweet and produces strong yields. Edisto 47 has a high sugar content and is a great disease resistant variety.