Ojo Caliente melon

Origin - USA. Originally obtained from a farmer in northern New Mexico.

Days till harvest -

Rind - oval fruits are smooth-skinned.  Flesh - Pale green flesh with a tinge of orange is sweet and juicy.  Fruit weight - 2-3 kg

Harvest ripe fruits when bright yellow and aromatic.

My Notes:   

This is an old, traditional variety. Many of these old American varieties are not as sweet as we prefer melons today, and they often show some variability of fruit colour and shape.


 Seeds available from  nativeseeds.org    USA