Sweet Passion


A 1920s heirloom. Carries the legend that if you eat a ripe melon from the garden on a moon-lit night that it will send you into a state of passion. These 3-4 pound oval fruits are succulently sweet and have a juicy salmon-colored flesh. Small seed cavity, good drought resistant and has some wilt tolerance.

SKU: CUC-1509 Category: Tags: , , ,

Additional information

Seed Type


Latin Name:

Cucumis melo


4-10 days


85 days


Full Sun

Planting Method:

Direct sow after danger of frost has passed; or start indoors and transplant into garden after 3-4 weeks.

Planting Depth:



Plant in hills of 6-8 seeds; thin to 3-4 plants. Hills should be 6' apart in all directions.
Or plant in rows and thin to 8-12" between plants, in rows 6-8' apart.

Seed Count

+/- 1,290 per ounce; 20,655 per pound

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