Home Run Muskmelon seeds - Early Ripening, Sweet Melon
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- Item # 12962896
- Qty Available 10
This listing is for .50g of Home Run Muskmelon seeds. 100% natural non-genetically modified seed. These are our extra FEDCO seeds from this season. We buy in small bulk lots, use what's needed for family, friends, and small co-ops, then sell the remainder at a substantial discount for other growers. All seed lots have been tested for viability. This variety has been trialed from several sources to ensure the selection of the best strain. 100% success in the northeast. All extra seeds are professionally packaged and labeled. Free USPS First Class shipping to the lower 48.
82 days. F-1 hybrid. For some, the most memorable home run in MLB history is Hammerin’ Hank Aaron whacking #715 on April 8, 1974, to pass Babe Ruth’s all-time record. We’ve been looking to do a similar dethroning of Athena melon from its assumed perch. Up north in Maine’s “perfect” melon weather, Athena’s flavor and sugars sometimes strikeout, so we’ve been searching for a short season eastern shipper that hits for power consistently. The breeder says it performs well even in rainy conditions, and sure enough, Home Run was unfazed by Maine’s cold wet 2019. Just as early out of the field and to the plate as Athena, Home Run blasted us with high sugars and thick dense musky orange flesh. A bevy of 4–6 lb coarsely netted oval “dingers” were easy to pick at full slip. Approximately 5 fruit per plant.
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