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Emerald Gem Organic Melon Seeds

Cucumis melo.  Organic.

Introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1886 from seed sent by William Voorhees of Benzie County, Michigan. 

The most popular melon of that period, hailed as “altogether unapproached in delicious flavor and luscious beyond description.” 

Pale orange rich juicy flesh is sweet and somewhat spicy in flavor. 

Heavy producer, 2-3 pound fruits. 70-90 days. 

Grow in full sun.  Grows best in heat.  Seeds germinate in 4-10 days.  Can be started indoors 2-3 weeks before the last frost.