A small melon with a whopping big taste! Coarsely netted, round, 1 kg (2 lb) fruit with juicy, deep orange flesh with a tremendous 14% sugar content. Add an extended shelf life and you can keep these sweet, rich morsels close at hand for a personal-sized treat anytime.
To grow muskmelon start them 2 to 3 weeks ahead of transplanting them in the garden. Plant 2 to 3 seeds in a 5 cm (2 in) peat pots. Keep pots warm 21 C (70 F). They will germinate in 7 – 10 days. Plant in the garden when danger of frost has passed. Make sure peat pots are wet when transplanting. Fertilize for the first 3 weeks with 10-52-17 formula. They yield best in lighter soils. If your soil is heavy work in lots of organic matter in the area before transplanting. For extra protection cover your melon crops with Garden Blanket.