Cultural data: field planting
Growing season: warm season
Days to maturity: 75-80 days
Germination relative to soil temperature: optimum 70-75ºF, range from 70-80ºF.
Cultural information: soil moisture is very important in early stages. Avoid too much moisture.
Seed count: approx. 1,200 seeds/oz. or 19,000 seeds/lb.
Projected seed usage: 2-3 lb. per acre direct seed.
Diseases and pests: Bacterial wilt, Powdery mildews, cucumber beetles, wireworms.
Harvesting: must ripen on the vine. Color is usually an indicator of a ripe melon.