Originally from Africa. Most popular sweet summer vine fruit. Keep well watered. Likes full sun. Save seed from ripe fruit as you eat. Fruit is ripe when the stem starts to brown off. Sow after frost or indoors 5 weeks before transplanting.
Seed count: 10-20 seeds per gram
Popular large melon with large stripes, deep red flesh, up to 10kg, some disease tolerance. 80-97 days.
Seeds per packet: 20