Valencia melon

Origin - An old-time melon listed by American seedsmen in the 1830’s but probably goes back much further; believed to come from Italy.

Days till harvest - 115

Rind - dark green skin, elongated.  Flesh - Very sweet cream-colored flesh.  Fruit weight - 3kg.

 Can keep four months into the winter. Rare and delicious. Low yields. Harvest when the ground spot turns creamy coloured, does not slip.

 

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 Seed available from www.reimerseeds.com and www.rareseeds.com

Photo thanks to Baker Creek Seeds (www.rareseeds.com