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Honey Rock Melon

Honey Rock Melon

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Honey Rock
Cucumis melo L. Reticulatus Group

80 days — The fruits are up to six inches in diameter with a tough, coarsely netted skin and sweet, flavorful salmon colored flesh. The plants are vigorous, produce five to seven fruits per plant and are fusarium wilt resistant.

'Honey Rock', also known as 'Sugar Rock', is the a result of a stabilized cross between 'Champlain', 'Irondequoit' and 'Honey Dew' and was introduced by Watt Richardson[1] in 1925.[2]  Henry Field presented it as one of "Henry's Favorites" in his 1933 seed annual.  It was also an "All-America Selection®" winner in 1933. Each packet contains one gram, which is approximately 36 seeds.
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Informational References:
  1. "Yearbook of Agriculture," United States Department of Agriculture, 1937, pages 216-217.
  2. "The Vegetables of New York: The Cucurbits," New York Agricultural Experiment Station, 1937, pages 75-76.