Heirloom. Honey Rock', also known as 'Sugar Rock', is the a result of a stabilized cross between 'Champlain', 'Irondequoit' and 'Honey Dew' and was first introduced in the US in 1925. Very sweet and fleshy melon.
Scientific Name: Cucumis Melo
Plant Life Cycle: annual
Optimal Germination Temperature: 21C
Germination time in days: 4-10 days
Indicative Days to maturity: 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.