75 Days to harvest. Open pollinated variety produces a large, excellent quality melon weighing up to 2kg (4lb). Salmon coloured flesh is thick, firm and sweet. Ideal for local market gardeners. Best sown indoors mid-April to mid-May or outdoors in late May. Seeds need warm sandy soil and 5-10 days at 21 Celsius to germinate properly. Well rotted manure or organic matter dug into the bottom of each hill is very beneficial.