(Cucumis melo) Developed by Roland Morrill of Benton Harbor, Michigan; the variety name was trademarked in 1914. Similar to Hoodoo, which it replaced. Once very popular in Michigan. Aromatic fruits typically weigh 2-3 pounds and have firm, juicy, flavorful, high quality flesh. 70-90 days.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip
Melons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can also be started indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost.