Muskmelon - Delicious 51
Produces nearly round, medium sized melons. Flesh is bright orange and very sweet. An established garden variety, especially in the Northeast. Muskmelon Delicious 51 is resistant to Fusarium Wilt.
Mulch to control moisture and water heavily when bearing flowers and small fruit. Feed every here to four weeks.
Planting time - Spring
Matures in - 80 days
Germinates in - 8 to 10 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 4-6 feet
Seed spacing - plant a ring of 4-6 seeds 2 inches across
Thinning - when plants are 2-3 inches tall, thin to 3 or 4 of the strongest plants per hill
Net weight 1 G (Estimated 30 seeds)
Bulk Muskmelon seed available.
1000 Seeds/oz. Plant 1/2oz per 100ft row.
3lbs of Muskmelon seed needed per acre.
On average, 1oz of seed can produce 1000 Muskmelon plants.