Minnesota Midget Melon Seed

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Description

This micro melon is a very early heirloom, introduced in Minnesota in 1948. Measuring just 4 inches across, they have sweet, orange flesh and are perfect miniature versions of the “classic muskmelon.” Compact, 3-4-foot vines produce good yields of sweet orange orbs. Photo courtesy of Baker Creek Heirloom Seed.

  • Days to germinate: 5-10 days
  • Days to maturity: 60-80 days
  • Start indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost. Sow ½” deep in sterile planting medium.
  • Space 4-6' apart each way
  • Height: 10-12"
  • Suitable for container growing: Yes
  • Year of discovery: 1948

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