Kirkagac Melon

Kirkagac melon

 Origin - Turkey.

Days to ripen - 110

Rind - Oval, skin is yellow with green spots.  Flesh - Light green. Creamy and fruity taste similar to watermelon.  Fruit weight - 2.5-3 kg.

Ripeness indicator - The skin goes yellowish a few days or week before they are perfectly ripe. They hold on the vine well so don't be in a hurry to pick. 

Good keeper   

 My Notes

This summer fried this variety. They have managed to produce 3 small fruits.

See below pictures for this seasons growing info.

 Often available on ebay.com

 

 2012 Growing season

2nd Oct: seeds sown

20 Oct: Germinating. Germination was delayed due to cold nights.

1st Dec: Flowering

3 Jan 2013: Worst performer in our currant heatwave. Plants probably won't recover or set fruit.