Tendersweet Orange Watermelon - Open Pollinated, Non-Gmo Seeds
Tendersweet watermelon produce oblong fruit with bright green rind. The flesh of this heirloom watermelon is a pastel orange colour, and has a subtle, honey-like flavour.
The orange coloured watermelon has been around longer then the pink fleshed varieties we have come to know well.
Watermelon has more uses then sliced up in that boring fruit salad. Try using watermelon in a refreshing salad with tangy feta cheese or create an unforgettable watermelon margarita.
Days to Maturity 85 Days
Packet Contains Appx 25-30 Seeds
Growing Melons- Benefits and Instructions
Benefits of Growing Melons
Health Benefits- Melons can help with brain function, keep eyes strong, support the immune system, fight inflammation and help control blood pressure. Melon seeds are also full of vitamins, protein and minerals.
- Nutritional Profile - Vitamins A, B6, calcium and potassium.
Use in: Soups, salads, cocktails, frozen desserts, smoothies, salsas.
Ripe melon will separate from the vine with light pressure. You can also cut melons from the vine with a sharp knife. Leave an inch of stem attached to the fruit to keep it from rotting if you don’t plan to use a harvested melon immediately.
Muskmelons: Are ripe when the skin turns cream coloured.
Net skinned: Are ripe when the net turns from green to cream colour and the background skin turns golden.
Watermelons: When the ground spot (the area of the melon that rests on the ground) turns yellow and the stem turns brown and begins to curl.
Unripened melons can be stored at room temperature to ripen fully. Melons should be stored in a refrigerator as they can spoil quickly. Peeled melon can be stored in the freezer to be used in cocktails or frozen desserts.
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