Pride of Wisconsin Melon (Cucumis melo)
This hefty football-shaped melon was introduced in Milwaukee during the 1930s. Bursting with sweet summertime flavor, the delectable heirloom will not disappoint. Perfect for Midwest growers!
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 4-10 days
- Maturity: 80-85 days
- Direct sow ½" deep in full sun after last frost or start indoors 3-4 weeks prior to last frost. Harden off seedlings before planting.
- Plant in hills of 6-8 seeds; thin to 3-4 plants. Hills should be 6' apart in all directions, or plant in rows and thin to 8-12" between plants in rows 6-8" apart.