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Edisto 47 Muskmelon

    Edisto 47 Muskmelon


    [Introduced 1965 by Clemson/AES.] Exceeds disease resistance of many hybrid cantaloupes. Has resistance to Alternaria leaf spot, powdery mildew, and downy mildew. Well adapted to the Mid-Atlantic region and hot, humid areas. Rind is heavily netted and well ribbed. Fruits are round-oval, about 6-7" in diameter. Keeps well. Pick on full slip. (Salmon-orange flesh) 88 days.

    approximately 50 to 90 seeds

    Good to start from seed in these months:

    North Florida: March-April, July-August

    Central Florida: January-March, August

    South Florida: January-March, August-September