Sleeping Beauty melon

Origin - USA. Developed by SESE grower Merlyn Niedens. Introduced. 1997 .

Days till harvest - 85

Rind - yellow-orange fruit, smooth and round with a light green color before ripening.    Flesh - Sweet  Fruit weight - 250 g.


Compact vines. Excellent choice for small garden areas. The name 'Sleeping Beauty' refers to the tendency of the fruits to nestle together in groups in the compact vines.


My Notes:  Difficult to find the seeds now. I grew this melon once but it did no good. May try it again. 

 Baker creek offers this variety occasionally.