Iroquois Melon

 Iroquois melon

Origin - USA. Developed 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. 


 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.

See below the picture/s for info on this 2012 growing season.

 Seeds available from, and among other online seed companies.

Iroquois Melon



Fruit at 65 days from germination. 

 2012 Growing season

3rd Oct: seeds sown

20th Oct: Germinating. germination delayed by cool nights.

1st Dec: Flowering

28th Jan: First fruit picked