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Banana Melon

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Organic Banana Melon Seeds

Tropical tasting melon

Cucumis melo
Giant banana shape, subtle papaya-like texture and flavor.
This is not an overgrown banana, but, when ripe, its sweet scent might just remind you of the tropics. Mild, distinctive, evocative flavor and luscious, papaya-like texture.
Product ID# ME0230 , Certified Organic by NOFA-NY LLC , Grown in the Northeast

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Quick Facts
Days to Germination 7 to 14 inches
Days to Maturity 90 days
Planting Depth ½ to 1 inch
Spacing in Row 36 to 48 inches
Spacing Between Rows 36 to 72 inches
Height at Maturity 18 inches
Detailed Product Info

You may fool yourself into thinking this is an overgrown banana. When ripe, you may even imagine that you smell the sweet scent of the tropics when inhaling the aroma of this melon. But, in the end, it's still a melon. Sweet, distinct, complex fruity flavor. Try this New York heirloom next season.

Growing Instructions

Sow indoors under protection 2-3 weeks before last frost, or direct sow after last frost and when soil has warmed significantly. Provide fertile soil and plenty of space. As fruits mature, elevate using flat, porous stones or ceramic shards to avoid rotting fruit. Melons are ripe when they slip from the vine with a gentle tug; color will deepen and fruit will become aromatic.