A Yummy Heirloom melon from America
Amish Melon is an American Heirloom. Very juicy sweet orange flesh with full muskmelon flavor and a thick rind. Produces good crops under almost any conditions.
Scientific Name: Cucumis melo
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21C
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 80-90 days
Sunlight: Full sun
Soil requirement: humus, well drained and fertile soil
Sowing and cultivation: Start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Sow 1.5 cm deep at 21C soil temperature. Direct sow in a polytunnel after last frost when soil temperature is over 21 °C.