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(Cucumis melo) Heirloom first discovered in China & introduced onto the market in the 1880's. Also known as 'Vine Peach’ or 'Vegetable Orange'. Fruit the size of a peach & appearance & texture of a mango. Not as full flavoured as other melons (quite bland) with a slight tartness. Ideal for making fruit wine, and as a substitute for apples in 'apple' jelly, lemons in 'lemon' butter or for sweet or spicy pickles. May also be sliced & fried like eggplant. Prolific. Easy to grow. Best grown on trellis. Drought tolerant. Stores well. 80-90 days. 60 seeds

(Honeydew07904)

SKU Honeydew07904
Shipping Weight 0.0010kg
Shipping Width 0.010m
Shipping Height 0.010m
Shipping Length 0.010m

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