Iroquois melon

Origin - USA. Released in 1944.

Days to ripen - 98

Rind - Round, ribbed, netted, typical rockmelon.   Flesh -  thick, deep orange flesh.  Fruit weight A large melon 2-3 kg

Ripeness indicator - Turns a little yellow under the netting and slips. 

Resistant to fusarium wilt.

 

 My Notes:  Again the fruits are nothing like the weight that is shown on other websites. All mine are under one kg. Plants are averaging 2 or so fruits each but should do better if given better care.


 Seeds available from www.rareseeds.com, www.reimerseeds.com and www.victoryseeds.com among other online seed companies.


 

 

Fruit at 65 days from germination.