Ancient melon dating from at least the early 1600's when it was illustrated in still life paintings and described by name. Strongly ribbed skin and sweet orange flesh. Sow 5-6 seeds in a hill when soil has completely warmed up and thin to 2-3 plants or grow from transplants. 90 days to pick.
NOTE: To meet quarantine requirements, this seed has been tested and found to be free of Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus. The price per packet has been increased to cover the cost of testing.