Green Fleshed Muskmelon Types
This group is not to be confused with Honeydews, but are softer muskmelon types that ripen to green or whitish green flesh colors. Once the most popular kinds in the 1800’s, they are making a comeback.
Anne Arundel- 83 days- Bright green flesh, slightly orange near the center. Very sweet and tasty. Pre-1800 Maryland heirloom. Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed
Edens Gem- 80 days- Small, baseball sized, heavy producer of 1 pound netted fruits with green flesh. Planted very late in our crazy 2018 it went wild and yielded right through the 25 inch rainy period. Pkt. $2.00 Certified Organic Seed
Evans Sweet- 85 days- We had heard raves about this one from many and finally got it planted tin 2016 on June 26, then starting September 20 until frost in November we had a nice supply of tasty melons. They are somewhat netted averaging 3 pounds with pale green flesh that is a bit juicy. They are most certainly not firm fleshed. Linda made an excellent jam out of some of them. Pkt. $2.50 Certified Organic Seed
Green Nutmeg - 75 days - Dates from the mid-1800’s. Melons average 2 to 3 lbs and always seem to grow and taste better in cooler conditions. Tasted great when I lived in northern Idaho, just average tasting here in the Midwest. Pkt. $1.75 Certified Organic Seed
Ha-Ogen- 85 days - Beautiful and super tasty. Fruits are yellowish with green ribbing and minimal netting, 2 to 3 pounds. Flesh tastes almost spicy. Pkt. $2.50 Certified Organic Seed