The Banana Melon is an older variety predating 1880. It has a delicious flavor and aroma. Its fruit weigh around five pounds each and are an interesting, elongated shaped, pinched at the ends, with a yellow skin. Flesh is rich salmon color, exceptionally sweet, spicy and delicious.
- Spring Planting Dates: April
- Distance Between Rows: 4 - 6 ft.
- Distance Between Plants: 3.5 - 4 ft.
- Depth to Plant: 1 – 1.5 in.
- Days to Maturity: 80 - 90 days
- Avg Length of Harvest: 30 days