Minnesota Midget Melon (Cucumis melo)

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$6.50
The flesh of this attractive, small-fruited muskmelon is rather flavorful, and the rind is ultra-thin. The vines produce a large number of small melons, which are suitable for lunchboxes and general snacking. This compact heirloom was developed in the 1940s at the University of Minnesota. Fruits can reach a height...
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The flesh of this attractive, small-fruited muskmelon is rather flavorful, and the rind is ultra-thin. The vines produce a large number of small melons, which are suitable for lunchboxes and general snacking. This compact heirloom was developed in the 1940s at the University of Minnesota. Fruits can reach a height of 9 inches.

Botanical Name : Cucumis melo

Common name : Minnesota Midget Melon

Size at maturity : 6-12"

Days to maturity : 60-70 Days

Light requirement : Full sun

Planting time  :  spring

Sowing method : Direct sow

Planting depth :  1/2"- 1" 

Plant spacing  : 36”

Ships  : Year-round

Average seeds per ounce : Approx. 800

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