Long John melon

Origin - USA.  Introduced by the Meyer seed company of Baltimore in 1930

Days to ripen -

Rind - Oval. Netted, tan, with fairly prominant ribbing.  Flesh - light green slightly tinted with pale pink around the seed cavity. Moderately juicy, aromatic and sweet.   Fruit weight - 1 kg.

Ripeness indications - Turns yellow under the netting, slips easily from the vine.

Fairly tough rind so good for shipping. 

 

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