James Wong Seeds Musk Melon Emir
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Packet Content 12 seeds
Developed by James Wong - Sweet, tasty, fragrant, orange flesh approximately 5cm (2”) thick. Can be grown in a glasshouse, tunnel, on a patio, under cloches or in the open.
Tolerates low temperatures well.
Good resistance to downy mildew. RHS Award of Garden Merit winner. Sow: April-May.
Harvest: July-October. Tastes like: Sweet, tropical cantaloupe melon.
Sow in a propagator on a windowsill or in pots or trays using a good quality, moist compost in a greenhouse at approximately 15°C (60°F). Cover seed with 1cm (½") compost. Germination 6-10 days. Transfer to 7.5cm (3") pots, grow on and plant on into grow bags or large pots. Train up strings and support fruits with nets. Water and feed regularly. Pollinate by inserting male flower into female flower which has tiny fruit at the base. Sowing to Cropping: 14-16 weeks.
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