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Now that spring is on, you should buy heirloom fruit seeds to plant in your backyard garden. I love fresh fruit from the garden all summer long, don't you?

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Hales Best Cantaloupe

Hale's Best" has been around forever, but never equaled. Your grandmother grew it, and almost every "great cantaloupe" you've ever enjoyed has been this variety. It's a rapidly growing vine with melons of great rich orange color, lots of juice, and a small seed cavity giving you maximum goodness per melon. Gotta' have these in your garden.

Produces 4 to 5 pounds. fruits measuring 5-1/2 by 7 inches. Fruits are heavily netted and lightly ribbed. Drought-resistant variety with sweet flavor. Resists powdery mildew. Organically grown. Sweet flavor develops in the last two weeks. Reduce water.  Ready to harvest in about 79 days.

Hales Best Cantaloupe 50 Organic Heirloom Seeds


Medium size fruits, oval-round shape, well netted with a hard rind. Deep orange, thick, very bold flavored flesh has a small seed cavity. Does not make a crown set. Concentrates its fruit set over a shorter period of time, thus reducing harvest time and cost. Pull when reaches full slip (net whitish in color over light green rind). Turns yellow in 2-3 hours after harvest. Tolerant: Downy & Powdery Mildew.

Harvest in 85 days.

Tam Uvalde Cantaloupe (Orange) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Top Mark Cantaloupe 50 Heirloom Seeds

Top Mark produces 2 and 1/2 to 3 and 1/2 pound fruits. Sweet flesh, sturdy, heavily netted rinds. Popular commercial variety. Slips vine when ripe. Resistant to Downy and Powdery Mildew.

Top Mark Cantaloupe 50 Heirloom Seeds


Banana Melon

The banana melon is so-called because it looks more like a large banana than a cantaloupe. It’s a fascinating and unusual melon, with a hint of banana taste and aroma.

Harvest in about 90 days.

Banana Melon (Orange) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Golden Beauty Casaba Melon

Break open the bright yellow rind of the popular Golden Beauty Casaba Melon to reveal sweet and tender, cream colored flesh. Incorrectly called a honeydew by some, this melon can grow up to 8 pounds and has a thin rind, making more room for the sweet interior flesh. 

Harvest in about 90 days.

Golden Beauty Casaba Melon (Yellow) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Charentais Melon

Renowned for its tropical, super-sweet taste and exotic perfume, Charentais Melon is the quintessential French melon.

Almost 100 years ago, the Randon family brought the Charentais, widely considered one of the sweetest melons, to fruition. This grey-green gem has been blessing gardens ever since.

Harvest in about 90 days.

Charentais Melon (Orange) 50 Heirloom Seeds


The Honeydew Green Melon is the classic green honeydew – sweet and delicious. Excellent by itself, in salads, or in desserts. The Honeydew Green melon can be grown successfully in most climates, but tends to thrive in the south and southwest.

Harvest in about 100 days.

Green Honeydew Melon (Green) 50 Organic Heirloom Seeds


First Honey Rock Melon

Honey Rock Melon is an heirloom variety and former All-America winner. This melon produces unusually large melons that typically weigh as much as 7 pounds each. Very sweet taste.

Harvest in about 90 days.

First Honey Rock Melon (Orange) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Victoria Rhubarb

While most gardeners prefer to grow Rhubarb as an annual, it can be grown perennially in some regions. Victoria Rhubarb, or Victoria's Rhubarb, is widely considered to be the best Rhubarb variety for cooking and baking, offering tall, tender and sweet stalks with gorgeous color!   Blooms in 365 days.

Victoria Rhubarb 50 Heirloom Seeds


Black Diamond Watermelon

Black Diamond Watermelon is one of the truly great watermelon varieties for both home gardeners and market growers. The rind of the fruit is a striated green, and the flesh is a delicious red. Black diamond routinely produces watermelons in the 50 pound range, but some can grow as large as 75 pounds!  

Harvest in about 80 days.

Black Diamond Watermelon 50 Heirloom Seeds


Black Diamond Yellow Belly Watermelon

Beautiful dark green rind (almost black/blue!) with a yellow belly where it lies on the ground, this watermelon plant produces a nicely sized yield of 25 to 35 pound fruit. Black Diamond Yellow Belly Watermelon flesh is bright red and flavorful.

Harvest in about 80 days.

Black Diamond Yellow Belly Watermelon (Red) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Crimson Sweet Watermelon

Crimson Sweet Watermelon has open pollinated seeds. Standard shipper. Dark and light green-striped, 10 by 12 inches, blocky, oval fruits weigh in at 15 to 25 pounds. Sweet red flesh. Averaging 1 to 2 fruits per plant.

Harvest in about 100 days.

Crimson Sweet Watermelon 50 Heirloom Seeds


Dixie Queen Watermelon

Dixie Queen is another classic watermelon variety that features sweet and juicy flesh, and an attractive striated rind. Dixie Queen also tends to produce heavy yields of watermelons weighing in the 20 to 30 pound range. A round to oblong variety, Dixie Queen is an excellent choice for an early season watermelon.

Harvest in about 100 days.

Dixie Queen Watermelon (Red) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Golden Midget Watermelon

Plant Golden Midget Watermelon Seeds. Golden Midget Watermelons just may be the cutest thing you'll grow in your garden this season! Weighing in at just 3 pounds, these small, round but slightly elongated fruits feature a pale, golden yellow rind encasing sweet, salmon colored flesh.

Harvest in about 70 days.

Golden Midget Watermelon (Red) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Moon & Stars Watermelon

One of the most fun heirlooms on the market and gaining in popularity as gardeners taste the brilliantly sweet, red flesh under this mesmerizing thick rind. Moon And Stars Watermelon sports 25 to 30 pound dark green fruits decorated in bright yellow spotted skin resembling the night sky. No two are alike! 

Harvest in about 90 days.

Moon & Stars Watermelon (Red) 50 Heirloom Seeds


Sugar Baby watermelon is the standard of small watermelons. Round fruits, 6 to 8 inches in diameter, averaging 8 to 10 pounds. Ripe melons are almost black. Good flavor. Tough rinds resist cracking. The standard of "icebox" melons for many years. 

Harvest in about 80 days.

Sugar Baby Watermelon 50 Heirloom Seeds


Yellow Petite Watermelon

A great tasting and aromatic beauty at just 6 to 10 pounds, Yellow Petite Watermelon is the perfect size for small gardens. Referred to as an "Icebox" watermelon, it fits nicely into your fridge for summertime snacking. Best suited for shorter growing seasons, Yellow Petite matures in just over 2 months!

Harvest in about 65 days.

Yellow Petite Watermelon (Yellow) 50 Heirloom Seeds


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