Melon Honeydew – Item #192


Honeydew’s cool, pale green flesh and sweet, refreshing flavor make it a treasured summertime favorite. Produces four to six pound fruits. Loves summer heat and space to ramble.

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Additional information

Weight 0.044375 lbs
Dimensions .125 × 3.25 × 4.5 in

Planting & Harvesting

Seed Depth: 1″ (3cm)

Plant Space: 24″ (61cm)

Row Space: 4′ (1.2m)

Sprouts In: 7-15 days

Honeydew prefers a warm, sunny location with fertile soil. Sow outdoors in spring two weeks after last frost when soil has completely warmed. Start indoors three weeks before last spring frost date. Do not disturb tender roots when transplanting. Water consistently.

Harvest when the blossom end softens, the stem end is slightly springy, and the skin color begins to change to creamy yellow. A beige honeydew melon with distinct green veins is immature.

Additional Information

Botanical Name: Cucumis melo

Matures In: 115 days