Melon/Muskmelon

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Iroquois



About This Variety

Cucumis melo
Seeds Per Packet: 30
Price Per Packet: $4.00
Days To Maturity: 70-85 days

Developed at Cornell by a Dr. Munger and introduced in 1944, this variety is particularly suited to growing in the Northeast. The rind is heavily netted and faintly ribbed, the deep orange flesh is fragrant and juicy and won hands-down in a taste test comparing it to other locally-grown melons. Slightly oval fruits measure 7 by 6 inches and weigh up to 5 pounds.