Delice De La Table melon

Origin - France. A pre-1885, French heirloom that was listed in the French book "The Vegetable Book". The name of this beautiful, old variety translated means "Delight of the Table".

Days till harvest - 90

Rind - Orange-yellow, ribbed.  Flesh - Orange, very sweet. Dense but buttery soft. Tastes like muskmelon.  

Fruit weight - 1 kg.  

 A hard to find, almost extinct variety that is very tasty and fragrant.


My Notes: They tell you when they are ripe with the change in colour to orange with yellow patches. 

Some of mine are bigger than that shown in the picture.


 Seeds available from many heirloom seed websites including and