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Queen Anne's Pocket Melon

Cucumis melo

A delightful heirloom melon best known for its heavenly perfumed scent. It is said that Victorian women once carried this melon in their pockets prior to the advent of modern deodorants. The fruits have a pretty coloration, with a bright, striped surface colored yellow and orange. Flesh is white and edible, though somewhat bland.

Seed Availability

Seeds are now available at our seed store.

Days to Maturity

80-90 days.

Origin

Heirloom, dating back several centuries. Specific origin is not known.

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