80 days. The Earli-dew Honeydew is an early maturing melon for northern gardeners that has exquisite flavor. It has smooth, green-gold skin with lime-green flesh. Grows 2 1/4-3 pounds. We do not have a big supply of this scarce seed -- so order early! Disease resistant. 1 oz. plants 50 hills.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 PelletsPeat Pots, 2 1/4'' roundPeat Pots, 3'' round3'' square pots4 1/2'' round potsFor 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!