64 days. Long, slim, green fruits sometimes reach a length of 4' and coil into realistic snake-like shapes. Tastes like a cucumber, but is actually a variety of muskmelon. They're very mild in taste and many people who can't eat cukes can eat this one since it doesn't belong to the cucumber family and it has no distress results.
Planting guide: Plant after danger of frost in hills 4 to 6 feet apart. Plant seed not over 1/2 inch deep 4 to 6 to the hill, pressing soil firmly over them. When plants are well established thin to 3 to each hill. Seed can also be started indoors for an earlier harvest.
These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting:
Jiffy-7 Peat Pellets
Peat Pots, 2 1/4" round
Peat Pots, 3" round
3" square pots
4 1/2" round pots
For protecting your transplants against late, unexpected frosts choose between Hotkaps plant protectors and Wall O' Water plant protectors.
Everything you need to get your plants off to a great start!
|Plant Lighting:||Full Sun|
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|Botanical Name:||Cucumis melo var. flexuosus|
|Additional Characteristics:||Armenian yard long!|