O'odham Keli Baso melon

Origin - USA

Days till harvest -

Rind -Casaba type.   Flesh  - Light green.  Fruit weight -

A favorite of Tohono O'odham and Pima low-desert farmers. A“Old woman's knees,” referring to the knobby appearance of the fruit. Very tasty—a staff favorite.

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.

 

 Seed available from  nativeseeds.org   USA