Benders Surprise melon

Origin - USA.  Introduced about 1900

Days to ripen - 95

Rind - Round, distinctly ribbed, coarsely netted, tan.  Flesh - orange, thick.   Fruit weight - to 3 kg.

Ripeness indications - Turns yellow under the netting, slips easily from the vine.

 

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