An excellent tasting, beautiful early melon. Sweet, delicious, extremely juicy muskmelon with thick pale green flesh is pink around the small seed cavity. Very fragrant. Smooth, dark green thin rind turns golden with wide green sutures when ripe. Good yields of nearly round, 3-4 lb fruits.
Pollination occurs by insect, bird, wind, humans, or other natural mechanisms. Because there are no restrictions on the flow of pollen between individuals, open-pollinated plants are more genetically diverse. However, as long as pollen is not shared between different varieties within the same species, then the seed produced will remain true-to-type year after year.
This variety has a history of being passed down within a family or community, similar to the generational sharing of certain items like jewelry or furniture.
* This is an estimated guide. Conditions may vary considerably due to location.