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Melon 'Crane'

20 seeds. 85 days. Cucumis melo. Annual.


Melon 'Crane' has honey-sweet fruits that weigh about 4 pounds. The texture is soft, and the netted skin is not prone to splitting. The skin will turn from green to yellow when ripe. Oliver Crane from Santa Rose, California, bred and introduced Crane melon in 1920. This heirloom melon needs a long season to ripen.


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.

Melon 'Crane'

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