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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Sugar Cube is a personal-size melon with explosive sweet flavor. Produces an abundance of uniform, heavily netted 2.5 lb. fruits the size of a grapefruit. Flesh has a dark-orange appearance that is crisp to the bite. Sugar Cube is highly disease resistant and provides an exceptionally long harvest window. Well-suited for northern and southern regions. High resistance to Fusarium wilt races 0–2, powdery mildew, and watermelon mosaic virus; intermediate resistance to papaya ringspot virus and zucchini yellow mosaic virus.

The Delicious 51 Melon produces heavy yields of early ripening, delicious fruits! This melon is a reliable producer of 2-3 lbs. fruits with heavy yields. This variety is known for its sugary flavor and aromatic smell. The juicy, perfectly sweet flesh is dark orange with creamy texture and a strong sugary flavor. Delicious 51 has thinner skin than other hybrids, but holds well for market and in storage. This variety has excellent resistance to powdery mildew and is well-adapted for northern growers. Harvest at full slip for best taste! Bred by Dr. Munger at Cornell University.

Honey Rock is a great tasting, early maturing heirloom melon with good yields of quality fruit. This melon variety produces compact 3-4 lbs fruits that are early to mature in just 80 days! Honey Rock's flesh is a tender salmon-orange hue with a delicate sweet taste, no wonder it was an AAS winner for 1933! This small melon is a good size for an early melon.

The Honeydew Green Flesh Melon is perfect for any summer picnic or activity. This melon is specially adapted to grow in hot, long-summer climates, no matter how hot your summers get! This mid-sized Honeydew Green Flesh boasts some of the sweetest flavor to be found in the honeydew family. This melon is an all-around superb performer, it belongs in your vegetable patch this season!

Ambrosia Hybrid Melon is a trusted hybrid that has been relied on for years! This melon is one of the most popular melons for home gardens due to it's luscious salmon-red flesh and juicy, tender, extra-sweet flavor that simply melts in the mouth! These melons have small seed cavities, saving the extra space for more delectable flesh! Ambrosia Hybrid is very prolific and reliable with great tolerance of Powdery Mildew.

The Minnesota Midget is a great little melon for short growing seasons or container gardens! This variety produces an abundance of early ripening mini single serving melons that measure to be 4-6 inches across. This little melon has a deep orange flesh that is succulent, sweet, and delicious down to the rind! Minnesota Midget is the ultimate melon for short-season areas, and the compact plants are ideal for small space or container gardens!

Emerald Green Gem is truly an emerald green gem! This early, green skinned melon has a sweet yellow-orange flesh that has a sweet and somewhat spicy flavor! This variety can grow up to 3 pounds.

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.

Schoon's Hardshell melon is a large heirloom favorite! This big melon can weigh 5-8 pounds. The slow to ripen thick gray-green skin has a highly flavored orange flesh. The flavor is very sweet and will maintain the taste and texture for long after being harvested. Certified Organic. Learn more about our organic seeds.

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.