Barese melon

Origin - Paraguay?

Days till harvest - 85

Rind - tough golden rind, smooth.  Flesh - very sweet white flesh  Fruit weight -

Botanically a melon, like the Armenian cucumber, but with a completely different appearance: oblong smooth, spring
green fruits have a downy surface. Sweet, mild flavor, never bitter, burpless. This delicious heirloom originated in Bari, Italy


Used as a cucumber when young but eaten as a melon when mature. Mature melons have a flavour similar to honeydew but not so sweet.