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The Muskmelon Hearts of Gold, 'Cucumis melo-Reticulatus Group', is a great short season melon. The Hearts of Gold Melon is very simply a wonderful melon with it's out of this world flavor. The dark orange, thick flesh is very aromatic. The melons are round and about 6 inches in diameter. They will mature in about 75 days and the melon is very heavily netted. The Hearts of Gold Muskmelon is an annual and is very sensitive to frost. The vines spread to about 6-10 feet in diameter, about the same as most muskmelons. Plant in the spring, 1 to 2 weeks after the last frost when soil temperatures are warm. Muskmelons prefer light and well drained soil. Muskmelons use a lot of water but they should not ever be soggy wet.
Scientific Name : Cucumis melo-Reticulatus Group

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