Melon, Eden's Gem

Cucumis melo
$2.99 to $41.00
SKU: 1031A
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to softball size
  • Flesh is green and skin is netted
  • Complex, spicy flavor
  • 65-80 days
  • ±1,100 seeds/oz
$2.99 to $41.00

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(aka Eden Gem, Rocky Ford Eden Gem) Early maturing variety developed in 1905 at Rocky Ford, Colorado as a “crate melon.” Amy Goldman, author of Melons for the Passionate Grower, claims this is one of her all-time favorites and “may cause drooling.” Softball-sized netted fruits weigh in at about 1 pound. Complex spicy flavor. 65-80 days. ±1,100 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun