Gaia Organic Seeds - Sweet Freckles Melon
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Sweet Freckles Melon | Cucumis melo | Certified Organic by Ecocert Canada | Annual | Heirloom
Sweet Freckles Melon is a singular and wonderful fruit with a smooth, rich texture and a sweet, aromatic flavour. Pear-shaped, freckled appearance that is unusual and appealing. The extremely robust vines turn from green to orange when ripe, even when the stem does not slip. A more resilient early Crenshaw variety with a little smaller size. Similar to, but distinct from, Eel River or Crane melon.
Companion plants: Marigold, Lettuce, Radish, Catnip, Chives, Corn, Dill, Sunflower, Peas, Oregano, Onion, Nasturtium.
Far from: Cucumber, Potato.
Planting tip:Direct seed 1-2 weeks after the last frost. One can also start indoors 4 weeks before the planting date.
Harvesting tip: Harvest when yellow
Storage tip: Ripe melon lasts 4 weeks in cold storage.