Jenny Lind melon

Origin - This fine melon dates back to the 1840’s and was sold by many of the seed companies of the day. It was named after the famous singer, Jenny Lind, “The Swedish Nightingale”.

Days till harvest - 80

Rind - Turban shaped. Netted.   Flesh - light green.   Fruit weight -   to 1 kg.

Taste and texture - Creamy, very sweet and delicious though some people complain of an 'earthy' flavour.

Good producer.

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 Seeds available from many online heirloom seed companies.

 Photo thanks to Baker Creek Seeds (