A very unique variety with very sweet bright-red flesh. Legendary variety rediscovered in rural Missouri. Large oval fruits up to 40 pounds. The dark-green skin is speckled with bright-yellow splashes ranging from star to moon size. Leaves are also speckled. This packet will plant approximately 5 hills. USDA Certified Organic.
Start seed indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outdoors.Take care not to disturb roots when transplanting. Or, 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. Use a balanced fertilizer to increase yield. Choose a site with good drainage, good air circulation and full sun. Ready to harvest when skin on underside turns yellow and when a thump with knuckles produces a hollow sound.
Ferry-Morse Seeds have been sold continuously since 1856 and are guaranteed to grow.
Made in the USA.
- Item #: 7-FM-3159