NEW for 2019! Variety originated in Spain. Named for its long keeping quality, fruit resembles a watermelon at 30 cm (12”) in length by 15 cm (6”) across. Sweet tasting flesh is light green. Due to its thick skin, it does not release a typical melon fragrance.
How to Grow
Start indoors 6 weeks before plant out time in peat or paper pots or direct sow after soil has warmed to at least 21°C (70°F).
Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1”). Seeds Per Hill: 6. Thin to: 4 vines/hill. Hill Spacing: 1.5 m (5’)
COMMENTS: Light yellow striped green flesh turns deeper yellow when melon ripens. Keep soil evenly moist.