Mango Melon - Vine Peach (Cucumis melo) Seeds Non-GMO, Organic, Heirloom B10

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Grow your own delicious fruit for pies in 70 days! Fruit taste of honeydew melon and peach when cooked in desserts. The 3-inch fruit is the size of a peach, with a yellow rind and fruity-tasting white flesh. This variety was very popular in Victorian times for making sweet pickles, pies, and preserves. Developed in China and was introduced into America in the 1880s. You can find easy recipes for melon pie online.

A welcome breeze of mango-tinted sweetness, fragrance, and luscious color to your family breakfast table.
Wake up your breakfast with a tropical flair. ‘Mango’, a delightful new melon with a mango accent, wafts a welcome breeze of mango-tinted sweetness, fragrance and luscious color to your family breakfast table. Hardy 14–24" plants carry on in colder weather; the go-to melon for gardens in the Northern US and Canada.

Full Sun Sprouts in 7-14 Days Ideal Temperature: 75-90 Degrees F Seed Depth: 1/2 inch Plant Spacing: 18" Frost Hardy: No Cucumis melo

DAYS TO MATURITY: 80-90 days ORGANIC: Yes TYPE: Chito DAYS TO GERMINATION: 3-5 days @ 80-90F PLANT SPACING: 12-18" LIGHT PREFERENCE: Full sun SOIL REQUIREMENTS: Warm soil STATUS: Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Non-GMO seeds

Vine Peach/Mango Melon - Perfumed Aroma of Peaches and Mangoes A drought-tolerant annual whose fruits are peach-sized and colored, and mango-like in flavor and texture. Often mistaken for their kissing cousins – the inedible Queen Anne’s Pocket Melon – a couple of vine peaches in a bowl will perfume the room with their namesake scent – peaches and mangoes.

Easy to grow, very productive, vigorous, pest-resistant vines.

History There is some discussion as to how they arrived in America, as William Woys Weaver shows Samuel Wilson, a seedsman in Mechanicsville (Bucks County), Pennsylvania, offered seed in the Farm Journal in February of 1889. Another source shows they were first described in 1849 by Charles François Antoine Morren, a Belgian botanist and horticulturist, as well as the Director of the Jardin Botanique de l’Université de Liège in the early to mid-1800s. He apparently obtained his trial seed from Cuba and brought them to Belgium for study. The vine peach became a well-known commercial variety in Europe soon after, where it might have come to America. Regardless of how vine peach arrived, in the early 20th century it was being commercially grown for pickled foods and preserves.

Uses While tasty raw, they excel canned or cooked into pies, preserves, conserves, and pickles (for pickles, pick while still green).

Growing Tip Melon seeds dislike cold soil. It's better to wait until the soil is warm to plant the seeds. Melons do not ripen much off the vine so it is important to pick them up when they are ready. Ripe melons “slip” from the vine with light pressure.

The melon originated in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East. Domestication is thought to have happened in China, as writings show crop development 2,000 years ago. Mediterranean cultivation began at the end of the Roman era. Melons are luscious, delicious, and much anticipated. When ripe, most melons "slip" from the vine with light pressure.

Melons are warm-season fruit, that need warm, rich, and fertile soil to grow in. Direct sowing is often the best way to grow as they dislike having their roots disturbed.

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