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Cershownski Melon
Cershownski Melon
Cershownski Melon
Cershownski Melon
Cershownski Melon
Cershownski Melon

Cershownski Melon

Cucurbitaceae

Regular price $4.45 Sale

Cershownski Cob Melon A very unique heirloom cob type of melon with origins from Southern Ukraine c. 1874. We acquired the seeds from Tanya at Heritage Harvest Seeds who states that the seeds have been passed on from the Jake Kehler Mennonite family who brought them to Canada over 100 years ago. The center of these melons are filled with a cob-like nucleus containing seeds. This section of the melon (cob) can be cut around lengthwise and both halves twisted to separate the seed cluster. The fruit average 8 inches in length and around 6" in diameter. The light green-nutmeg flesh is nicely textured and slightly sweet.

80-85 days to maturity

20 seeds per packet $4.45

Planting Instruction: Start indoors 3–4 weeks before last frost, plant out 2 weeks after last risk of frost. Direct sow 1-2 weeks after last frost date. Sow in rows or thin to 12 inches apart, 3-4 plants per mound.