Muskmelon - Organic Eden Gem
The Eden Gem Muskmelon (Cucumis melo), also known as Rocky Ford Melon, is a round Cantaloupe fruit that is sweet and tasty. The 4-6" fruits are 2-3 lbs. on average. The outside skin is rough and hard and the inside flesh is green-to-orange and juicy. The Eden Gem Muskmelon, is highly resistant to rust, and it holds up well in the garden.
- SESE Certified Organic Seeds 2g (approximately 50-90 seeds) sows 50’.
Growing Info: 89 days. Melons require a loose, warm, sandy soil of pH7 to reach their full potential. Melons will not thrive on soil that is below pH6. Space plants 12-18” apart in rows 5-6’ apart. Best to soak the ground or the potting soil heavily before inserting seeds as overwatering can cause seeds to rot. Muskmelon seeds emerge in 5+ days. Lightly water soil around day 3 or 4. Ripe melons develop a sweet aroma and an ivory-yellow coloring.
Health Benefits: Fresh Cantaloupe is 90% water, 8% carbohydrates, 0.8% protein and 0.2% fat. It also offers high levels of Vitamin A & C, with other nutrients as well.
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