Israeli (Old Original) - Seeds & Bulbs
This open pollinated muskmelon has a loyal following for three good reasons: the softball-sized melons mature early and are numerous - at least 10 per plant, the sweet, pale green flesh is very delicious, and the intoxicating aroma is beyond belief.
One packet plants a 40' row. That's twenty 10' vines.
Days to Maturity: 70
When to Sow Outside: Spring, a week or two after last average frost date, and after nights are no longer cool.
When to Sow Inside: 4 to 6 weeks before last frost. Seedlings don't transplant well, so use paper or peat pots.
Seed Depth: 1/2"
Seed Spacing: 1'
Row Spacing: 4' to 6'
Days to Emerge: 5 to 10 days
Thinning: When vines are 4" long, thin to 2' apart.