Queen Anne Pocket Melon Seeds
Queen Anne's Pocket Melon Seeds
Price for Package of 5 seeds.
The apple-sized Queen Anne's Pocket Melon (Cucumis melo L.) is a highly aromatic and fragrant fruit which is often described as a mixture of a ripe cantaloupe and pineapple with a slight hint of jasmine. This heirloom is also known by the names: Plum-Granny, Dudaim, Perfume, or Pomegranate melon (or melon pomegranate).
Queen Anne's Pocket Melon has been around for hundreds of years and likely more than 1000. Although possibly named for Queen Anne of England (1702-14), this melon is native to Persia and Carl Linnaeus attributed it to Egypt and Arabia. It was especially favored by the Victorian ladies who would carrying them in their pockets and purses as a pomander or air freshener. Their fruits are attractive with velvety orange rinds and striped in carmine and gold.
Each melon can weigh up to one pound and can grow to the size of a tennis ball. Plants are prolific and do best when trellised. The fruit ripen in about 80 days and will last about 10 days.
- Válogatott magok?
- Válogatott magvak
- HEIRLOOM ?
- Organic Seeds ?
- Organic Seeds
- Edible ?
- Plant is suitable for growing ?
- The plant is suitable for growing in a greenhouse
The plant is suitable for outdoors cultivation
- Origin of seeds ?
- Origin of Seeds: India
- Scientific name:
- Cucumis melo