Melon Heirloom Seeds

Melon Heirloom Seeds
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Georgia Rattlesnake Watermelon Seeds

Citrullus lanatus Georgia Rattlesnake Watermelon Seeds (90 days) AKA "Gypsy" and "Augusta Rattesn...

Citrullus lanatus Georgia Rattlesnake Watermelon Seeds (90 days) AKA "Gypsy" and "Augusta Rattesnake" watermelon Georgia Rattlesnake is said to have been developed in the 1830s. It has been an old Southern favorite for a long time. If you think about it, any variety that has been kept around for over 170 years has to been pretty darn good. Crisp, sweet and juicy. A real favorite with the kids. The skin is light green with irregularly mottled with dark green stripes that someone long ago thoug...

$2.49 $47.50

Crimson Sweet Watermelon Seeds

Crimson Sweet Watermelon Seed (80 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 40 heirlo...

Crimson Sweet Watermelon Seed (80 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 40 heirloom watermelon seeds Crimson Sweet is true...well...sweet...with a high sugar content around 12%! This mouth watering watermelon produces 20-25# fruits with juicy red flesh. Your kids will not be disappointed by the taste, but they might not win any seed spitting contest as Crimson Sweet contains very few seeds. Crimson Sweet watermelon thrives in a wide range of climates. This watermelon is resist...

$2.49 $29.99

Charentais Melon Seed

Charentais Melon Seed (90 days) 1 gram about 30 seeds per pkg Mother Earth News says about Char...

Charentais Melon Seed (90 days) 1 gram about 30 seeds per pkg Mother Earth News says about Charentais... "Among many delicious melons that are too fragile to ship, the French cantaloupes are at the top of my list. Perfectly sized for a half-melon serving, the French Charentais types have thick, firm, orange flesh and a small seed cavity. When ripe, their smooth, blue-green skin turns yellow, and the melons slip easily from their stems. If those signs of readiness are not enough, just the ar...

$4.25

Green Flesh Honeydew Melon Seeds

Green Flesh Melon (105 days) Dating back to the late 1800’s this honeydew melon is the standard ...

Green Flesh Melon (105 days) Dating back to the late 1800’s this honeydew melon is the standard by which all others are judged. About 3-4 pounds, these juicy organic melons are extremely sweet and have a wonderful green tinged rind when cut open.  

$2.49 $335.00

Edisto 47 Cantaloupe

Cucumis melo  (86 days)  Edisto 47 was released in 1964 by Dr. Morris C. Hughes, horticulturist a...

Cucumis melo  (86 days)  Edisto 47 was released in 1964 by Dr. Morris C. Hughes, horticulturist at the Clemson Edisto Experiment Station Blackville, SC.  Edisto 47 is an improvement on the 1957 release of Edisto. It has a much higher resistance to both downy and powdery mildew and same level of resistance to alternaria.  Well known in the Mid-Alantic region and hot humid areas where its disease resistance excels over other varieties.  Flesh coloring is a deep rich salmon color having tender b...

$2.49 $84.99

Tendersweet Orange Watermelon Seed

Tendersweet Orange Watermelon (90 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or ab...

Tendersweet Orange Watermelon (90 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 20 heirloom watermelon seeds Yummalicious orange, crisp, sweet, watermelon that is not only colorful, but also intensely tasty. Comments from Daves Garden about Tendersweet Orange Watermelon... "This melon is my favorite this summer, crisp, sweet, large, 35 pounds. This has hollow heart, which I really enjoy. Seems to hold on the vine longer than most." "This is the stardard f...

$2.49 $29.99

Minnesota Midget Melon Seeds

Cucumis melo Reticulatus Group Minnesota Midget Melon Seeds (70 days)   Minnesota Midget was cre...

Cucumis melo Reticulatus Group Minnesota Midget Melon Seeds (70 days)   Minnesota Midget was created by the University of Minnesota and later introduced to the seed market by Farmer Seed Co in 1948. An extremely early melon that is just jam packed with fruits (look at the pic). Melons are 5-7" in diameter and weigh a little less than half a pound. Minnesota Midget has an excellent flavor and very sweet. Vines are compact at 3' long and lend themselves to gardeners with limited space, but sti...

$2.49 $59.99

Hales Best Jumbo Melon Seeds

Cucumis melo Hale's Best Jumbo Melon Seeds (85 days) Seed Package Contains 1 gram or about 35 s...

Cucumis melo Hale's Best Jumbo Melon Seeds (85 days) Seed Package Contains 1 gram or about 35 seeds. Hale's Best Jumbo Melon was discovered by ID Hale near Brawley, California in 1923. It was reportedly growing in a Japanese market gardener's field. Hales Best Jumbo produces a thick, salmon-orange flesh that is sweet, juicy and has a creamy texture. The seed cavity is small. The fruit is very fragrant, oval shaped, heavily netted and can weigh up to 5lbs! Now that is a real jumbo melon. Dr...

$2.49 $399.99

Moon & Stars Yellow Flesh Watermelon

Citrullus lanatus Moon & Stars Yellow Flesh Watermelon (90-95 days)   First mentioned around ...

Citrullus lanatus Moon & Stars Yellow Flesh Watermelon (90-95 days)   First mentioned around 1900, but probably much older. This watermelon is a family heirloom from Georgia, although it was said that this melon was routinely brought to the Southern United States from Bermuda around Christmas time. Watermelons are indigenous to Africa and followed the slave trade throughout the world. Bermuda was no exception. I suspect someone in Georgia decided they didn't want to wait for Christmas to ...

$2.49 $278.50

Sugar Baby Watermelon Seeds

Citrullus lanatus. Sugar Baby (70 days) 2 gram seed package/about 40 seeds   This is just about t...

Citrullus lanatus. Sugar Baby (70 days) 2 gram seed package/about 40 seeds   This is just about the earliest watermelon you are going to find. Bred to fit right inside your fridge or ice chest, this watermelon is only 6-10# of bright red sweet fruit. I'm hungry already. Not only is sugar baby the perfect size, but the rind is tough enough to toss this sweet baby on ice and head to the river! Extremely productive plant turning out loads of sweet, small organic melons perfect for the family o...

$2.49 $32.99

AU Producer Watermelon

Citrullus lanatus AU Producer Watermelon Seeds (85 days)  Originally bred in Alabama, in 1982, as...

Citrullus lanatus AU Producer Watermelon Seeds (85 days)  Originally bred in Alabama, in 1982, as an improved version of the Crimson Sweet. Sweeter and more productive than Crimson Sweet, fruit is blocky, and round, with bright red flesh, averaging 25-30lbs. Travels and stores well for such a sweet fruit. High Yielding variety. Plants are resistant to anthracnose 2, fusarium wilt and gummy stem blight.  2 gram heirloom seed package. About 16-20 seeds

$2.99 $108.15

Tuscany Melon Seed

Cucumis melo Tuscany Melon Seed (78 days)   AKA "Tuscan Melon" Bursting with flavor and aroma. Th...

Cucumis melo Tuscany Melon Seed (78 days)   AKA "Tuscan Melon" Bursting with flavor and aroma. Thick flesh, small seed cavity. Salmon colored fruits are 2-3 pounds, sutured and finely netted. Striped outer skin. Excellent market seller. Ships well.

$2.49 $59.99

Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon

Citrullus lanatus Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon (80-90 days)   2 gram seed package or a...

Citrullus lanatus Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon (80-90 days)   2 gram seed package or about 20-25 seeds Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon was Bred by Mr. Porter of California and introduced sometime in the early 1900s. This oblong, striped melon has very sweet crimson red flesh. The rind is thin like many heirloom watermelons, but tough. Klondike is perfect for the home gardener. Blue Ribbon reaches 25-30 pounds. Shows good sunburn resistance. Disease Resistant: Fusarium and Anthracnose.

$2.99 $39.99

Golden Midget Watermelon Seeds

Citrullus lanatus Golden Midget Watermelon Seeds (70 days)   2 gram seed package (contains appro...

Citrullus lanatus Golden Midget Watermelon Seeds (70 days)   2 gram seed package (contains approx. 28 seeds)  Bred by Elwyn Meader and Albert Yaeger at U of N.H. in 1959. Have a short growing season? Need watermelons in a hurry? Look no further than this early little melon. Golden-yellow skin and salmon pink flesh that is fairly sweet for such an early melon. Leaves are green and yellow so don't be alarmed its normal. No guessing needed to know if this watermelon is ready because it turns ye...

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Jubilee Watermelon Seeds

Citrullus lanatus (95 days) Jubilee has long been one of America's most popular melons. It was in...

Citrullus lanatus (95 days) Jubilee has long been one of America's most popular melons. It was introduced about 1963 by the Florida Agricultural Experiement Station. Jubilee was said to have been created by crossing together the varieties Africa 8, Iowa Belle, Garrison Hawkesbury and Leesburg. Jubilee watermelon produces melons up to 35 lbs and can be well over a 1' long. They have light green skin with dark green stripes. The flesh is read and very sweet. Disease Resistant: Tolerant to Fusar...

$2.49 $28.99

Bidwell Casaba Melon

C. indorus Bidwell Casaba Melon (95 days)  This melon originated just a few minutes away from us ...

C. indorus Bidwell Casaba Melon (95 days)  This melon originated just a few minutes away from us here in Chico, CA. Bidwell is named after John Bidwell, who was a general in the Civil War and struck it rich in the California Gold Rush. Bidwell later founded the town of Chico, where he planted the original seed stock from the Department of Agriculture on his estate. After many years of selection, the Bidwell Casaba was born. Bidwell was also known for his wheat production and gold medal winnin...

$2.99 $51.25

Sharlyn Melon Seed

Cucumis melo Sharlyn Melon Seed (105 days) 1 gram This melon exceeds in hot, dry climates. Sharly...

Cucumis melo Sharlyn Melon Seed (105 days) 1 gram This melon exceeds in hot, dry climates. Sharlyn produces large fruits from 6-9 pounds. The flesh is white, aromatic, sweet and juicy. Very consistent taste and flavor. Excellent for farmers markets. Ships and stores well.

$2.49 $41.99

Collective Farm Woman Melon

Cucumis melo Collective Farm Woman (83 days) Seed packages contain approximately 20-25 s...

Cucumis melo Collective Farm Woman (83 days) Seed packages contain approximately 20-25 seeds or 1 gram. This amazing melon hales from the Ukraine where fast ripening melons are very important in cool conditions. A Seed Savers Exchange member first offered this melon in 1993 after a trip to the Island of Krim in the Black Sea. Collective Farm Woman has a yellow-gold rind with extra sweet white flesh. Melons grow 7-10" in size. Collective Farm Woman ripens early as you would expect f...

$2.49 $39.99

Bush Sugar Baby Watermelon

Citrullus lanatus Bush Sugar Baby Watermelon (75-80 days)   2 gram heirloom seed package   Bush S...

Citrullus lanatus Bush Sugar Baby Watermelon (75-80 days)   2 gram heirloom seed package   Bush Sugar Baby is an early watermelon for those limited on space, but not taste. This perfect little melon has only 3-4' vines and bears two 12 lb melons per plant. Light striping, great blue-black skin with contrasting sweet red, firm flesh. Can be trellised. Perfect for those with a short growing season. TIP: Do not pick watermelons until the tendril has been brown for a week. This will ensure top f...

$2.49 $129.99

Top Mark Melon Seeds

Top Mark Melon Seeds (80-90 days) Cucumis melo Top Mark cantaloupe made its appearance sometime i...

Top Mark Melon Seeds (80-90 days) Cucumis melo Top Mark cantaloupe made its appearance sometime in the early 1960s. It has 7" fruits that are slightly oblong, well-netted, slight ribs, thick, and firm with sweet salmon colored flesh. Top Mark Melon has a small seed cavity leaving room for more juicy sweet melon. Very vigorous vines that are well adapted to tolerating heat. 3-4 pound fruit Slips from the vine when mature. Top Mark melon is resistant to downey mildew, powdery mildew and scab. ...

$2.49 $275.00

Charleston Grey Watermelon Seeds

Charleston Grey (87 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 20 heirloom watermelon ...

Charleston Grey (87 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 20 heirloom watermelon seeds Charleston Grey watermelon was introduced in 1954 by the Southeastern Vegetable Breeding Laboratory of Charleston, South Carolina Charleston Grey produces fruits that are large, light greenish grey, 28-35 lbs., cylindrical-shaped, 22" long by 10 in. across. Slice them open to find juicy, crisp, firm red flesh dripping with heavy watermelon flavor. The rind is thick enough to protect it from ...

$2.49 $97.29

Carolina Cross Watermelon Seeds

Citrullus lanatus Carolina Cross Watermelon Seeds (95 days)   WOW...this is one huge melon! Want ...

Citrullus lanatus Carolina Cross Watermelon Seeds (95 days)   WOW...this is one huge melon! Want to win the county fair? This huge elongated fruit weighs 150-200 pounds! The rind color is light green with red flesh. The perfect variety to try with the kids. Grow the world's record and don't forget to send us some pictures! Past record winners have topped 270 pounds!

$3.25 $270.00

Cal. Sweet Supreme Watermelon

Citrullus lanatus (90 days) A melon with very dark stripes, fruit is long and blocky, producing 3...

Citrullus lanatus (90 days) A melon with very dark stripes, fruit is long and blocky, producing 30-35 lb. melons. Flesh is dark red with medium-small brown seeds.  It has unique non-lobed leaves that protect the fruit from sunburn.

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Congo Watermelon Seed

Citrullus lanatus.  (95 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 24 heirloom water...

Citrullus lanatus.  (95 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 24 heirloom watermelon seeds Congo Watermelon produces sweet, red-fleshed melons up to 50 pounds!  Sugar test reveals sugar levels as high as 9.5% Now that is a sweet melon for a hot summer day. Congo is sure to satisfy the kids sweet-tooth and is a must at any picnic. Congo watermelon is adapted to many growing regions and resistant to Anthracnose.  Excellent watermelon for the home gardener. Perfect for market ...

$2.49 $31.99

Moon & Stars Watermelon Seed

Moon & Stars Watermelon Seed (95 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 19 h...

Moon & Stars Watermelon Seed (95 days) Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 19 heirloom watermelon seeds The history of the Moon & Stars watermelon is a short one, considering melons have been cultivated for at least 4,000 years, according to Amy Goldman, whose "Melons for the Passionate Grower,'' (Artisan, 2002) -- chockfull as it is with the history, growing tips and descriptions of heirloom melons, along with Victor Schrager's mouthwatering photos -- is a must-have for...

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Honey Dew Orange Flesh Melon

(105 days)  Orange Flesh Honeydew melons are a variety of organic muskmelon with light green smoo...

(105 days)  Orange Flesh Honeydew melons are a variety of organic muskmelon with light green smooth skin.  Good-quality Orange Flesh Honeydew melons will turn a creamy yellow color with a slight orange tinge and the skin will have a slightly waxy feel when ripe.  Vigorous, creamy white skin when ripe, 6.5 x 6 in., 5 lbs., thick firm light orange flesh, flavor between honey dew and Crenshaw, can ship even at half to full-slip.  

$3.99 $39.99

Kleckleys Sweet Watermelon Seeds

Citrullus lanatus Kleckley's Sweet Watermelon Seeds (85 days)   Kleckley's Sweet was also called ...

Citrullus lanatus Kleckley's Sweet Watermelon Seeds (85 days)   Kleckley's Sweet was also called "Monte Cristo" watermelon or "The Wonder Melon". This melon was bred in 1887 by W.A. Kleckley who resided in Alabama. Some say it was Burpee who introduced this watermelon in 1897. Others say the Robert Buist Seed Co. released Kleckey's Sweet. At this point it doesn't matter because Kleckey's Sweet has become an American favorite and sort of a legend in the watermelon world. Why? The lip-smacking ...

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Delicious 51 Melon Seeds

Cucumis melo Delicious 51 Melon Seeds (83 days)   Very early melon. Delicious 51 produces 6" roun...

Cucumis melo Delicious 51 Melon Seeds (83 days)   Very early melon. Delicious 51 produces 6" round cantaloupes that have salmon orange flesh, sparse netting and very aromatic. Fruits weigh between 2-3 pounds and are slightly ribbed. If you like hybrid melons you should give this one a try for its disease resistance and early yields. Great for the home gardener or farmers market, but does not ship well because the skin is not thick. Disease Resistant: Fusarium Wilt, Powdery Mildew

$2.49 $91.50

Tam Dew Melon Seeds

Cucumis melo Tam Dew Melon Seeds (100 days) Tam Dew produces a spicy and tasty 5 pound melon wit...

Cucumis melo Tam Dew Melon Seeds (100 days) Tam Dew produces a spicy and tasty 5 pound melon with green flesh. Melons turn ivory colored when they are ripe. Excellent honey dew melon perfect for breakfast or fruit salads. Tam Dew is a good shipper. Stores for a few weeks after harvest. Disease Resistant: Downy & Powdery Mildew. The Texas Cooperative Extension at Texas A&M recommends this variety for Texas!

$2.49 $275.00

Legacy Watermelon Seeds

Citrullus lanatus Legacy Watermelon Seeds (85 days)   2 gram heirloom seed package. About 16-20 s...

Citrullus lanatus Legacy Watermelon Seeds (85 days)   2 gram heirloom seed package. About 16-20 seeds   Legacy produces high yields of big 25-35 pound fruits that are striped bright green on a darker green rind color. Uniform oblong shape. Flesh holds well, very firm, pink-red and sweet. Brix 12 in our trials (sugar reading). Most melons score about 7-9. Excellent shelf life and a great shipper. Resist Sunburn. Resistance to Fusarium Wilt. One of the best melons in our 2013 trials for produc...

$2.99 $40.15

Juane Canary Melon Seeds

Cucumis melo Juane Canary Melon Seeds (82-90 days)   Also known as Canary Melon, Jaune des...

Cucumis melo Juane Canary Melon Seeds (82-90 days)   Also known as Canary Melon, Jaune des Canaries or Amarillo melon. This great melon produces football shaped canary yellow melons that weigh 4-5 lbs. Very popular here in California for its sugary sweet white flesh. Also has a cult like following in Spain. Keeps well, ships well and sells well are farmers markets.

$2.49 $349.00