Melon - Edisto 47


Cucumis melo

A Carolina favorite named for the hot & humid coastal conditions. Resistant to alternaria, powdery and downy mildew. The finely netted 3-5 lb fruits with salmon flesh grow well on vigorous vines.

Planting Information

Average Seed / ozSeed / 100' RowAverage Yield / 100' RowDays to Harvest
10001/2 oz50-100 lbs95
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost75-95°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingSeeds Per Packet
Transplant or Direct Seed1/2"5"35
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
18-24"3-10Annual5-7 years