This popular melon produces firm, crisp and bright red flesh. Oblong fruits with dark green stripes on a light green base weigh 25 pounds and more. Sow 6 seeds over a hill 9 to 12 inches tall and 2 feet across. When plants are 3 inches tall, thin by cutting to 3 plants per hill.
- Days to germination: 6 to 8 days
- Days to harvest: 95 days
- Planting depth: 1 inch
- Planting space: on hills 6 feet apart
- Spacing rows: 8 feet
- Preserve by: freezing