Melon, Emerald Gem

Cucumis melo
$1.80 to $118.00
SKU: 0861A
  • Organic
  • Fruits grow to 2-3 pounds
  • Pale orange, juicy flesh
  • Sweet and somewhat spicy flavor
  • 70-90 days
  • ±930 seeds/oz

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Introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1886 from seed sent by William Voorhees of Benzie County, Michigan. The most popular melon of that period, hailed as “altogether unapproached in delicious flavor and luscious beyond description.” Pale orange rich juicy flesh is sweet and somewhat spicy in flavor. Heavy producer, 2-3 pound fruits. 70-90 days. ±930 seeds/oz.

Direct Seed: 1" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun