50 Seeds. 85 Days. Cucumis melo. Annual.
Melon 'Hale's Best Jumbo' has 4 pound fruits with classic netting and orange flesh. This popular heirloom was found by I.D. Hale growing among other California melons. It was introduced in 1923 and has enjoyed increasing popularity over the past 100 years.
Sowing Melon Seeds:
Sow seeds outdoor after the last frost date, 1/2 inch deep. Sow in hill spaced 6 feet apart and thin to 3 plants per hill. Alternatively, sow in rows spaced two feet apart. Full sun.
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