Melon, Heart of Gold


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Melon, Heart of Gold Melon, Cucumis melo ‘Heart of Gold’, Cucurbitaceae, 30 seeds per pack, Organic, Heirloom, GMO Free

30 seeds per pack

Name: Heart of Gold Melon
Scientific Name: Cucumis melo ‘Heart of Gold’
Family: Cucurbitaceae

These are beautiful melons with luscious deep-orange golden flesh that is sweet, juicy and fragrant. Hearts of Gold Melons originated in 1890, but this variety is considered one of the first true “modern” melons. Vigorous, prolific plants bear nearly round, medium-sized, 2-3 lb. fruits.

Origination: Iran
Recommended Uses: Culinary
Height: 15-18 in
Hardiness: zones: 5-11
Flower Color:
Maturity: 85 Days
Other Names: Muskmelon

Growing Instructions:
Grows best in full sun. Direct sow the seeds 1 to 2 weeks after the last frost, planting 1/2 inch deep and 1″ apart, in rows 5′ apart. Thin to 2 to 3 plants per hill. If starting indoors to transplant, start the seeds 1/2 inch deep in peat pots (2″ square or bigger) 2 to 4 weeks before moving outside


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