This popular melon is attractive, fragrant and delicious. The light green flesh is very sweet. The fruits are early and abundant.
Irael melons are easy to pick. Just watch for the green skins to turn amber. The crack resistant fruits are perfect for the farmer's market. Also known as Ogen melon. Weighs about 3 pounds. Latin name: Cucumis melo.
Sowing Israel Melon Seeds:
Sow outdoors after the last frost date when the soil has warmed, 1/2" deep.
Or sow indoors 3 weeks early. Space 2' apart in rows. Or sow in hills spaced