Watermelon - Small Shining Light
2506-LO Citrullus lanatus
(Watermelon) 80-90 days.
Sweet, pink and juicy. Similar to Sugar Baby but has a slightly thinner rind (i.e., more fruit!) and keeps better on or off the vine. Size ranges from 6" to 12" (large bowling ball to basketball size). Heir-loom from Russia. Prized for growing well in cooler conditions—but if you&rsquo... more details
Watermelon - Blacktail Mountain
(Watermelon) 85 days.
One of the first creations of cucurbit breeder Glen Drowns, Blacktail Mountain is the product of his deep desire to have ripe watermelon in northern Idaho, where summer nights average about 6°C. (That’s summer?!) These 8-10 lb, round, green-skinned orbs with pink flesh have an amazing storage life. Ser... more details
Melon - Minnesota Midget
(Muskmelon) 80 days.
What a treat— ripe cantaloupe, even in Zone 3B. Call the papers! The Minnesota Midget was a hit at the Falls Brook Centre Fair in 2010 when over 50 visitors instantly became seed savers and melon connoisseurs. They scooped the seeds and goop out of the middles and graciously “disposed of the waste pro... more details