Bidwell Casaba melon

Origin - USA. 1869

Days to ripen -

Rind - Yellow with green stripes on the ridges.   Flesh - Orange, sweet, creamy. Dr. Amy Goldman says “tastes like heavenly orange sherbet,” in her book Melons for the Passionate Grower.  Fruit weight - Up to 7 kg.



 My Notes


 Seeds available from many heirloom seed suppliers websites.

Photo thanks to Baker Creek Seeds (