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Melons

The flavours of heirloom melons ripened by the sun and freshly picked are sublime. All of our varieties have cropped well in Melbourne. An estimated 90% of melons have been lost from cultivation, so by growing these treasures you are helping their survival.
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ROCKMELON 'ANANAS'
ROCKMELON 'ANANAS'
SEEDS: S197
A wonderfully sweet and fragrant heirloom melon reminiscent of the taste of pineapple. A staff favourite that provides excellent yields over a long period. Harvest from 16 weeks. 8 fruit per plant with 1.25 kg per fruit.
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ROCKMELON 'DELICE DE LA TABLE' ORGANIC
ROCKMELON 'DELICE DE LA TABLE' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S205
A rare French heirloom that was first listed in 1885. Mouth watering sweetness, beautifully ribbed skin and pale orange flesh that rated top in our 2009 taste test.Harvest in 17 weeks. 5 fruit per plant, 1.6 kg per fruit.
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ROCKMELON 'EDEN'S GEM' ORGANIC
ROCKMELON 'EDEN'S GEM' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S199
Delicious greenish orange fleshed, softball sized fruit, this heirloom originates from Colorado, USA. Sweet and refreshing, this cool climate variety produces 17 fruit per plant in less than 14 weeks! 450g per fruit.
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ROCKMELON 'HA'OGEN'
ROCKMELON 'HA'OGEN'
SEEDS: S206
The shiny smooth yellow skin is subtly striped with tinges of green hinting at the sweet green flesh within. Regularly rating 90-100% in taste test, its origins are most likely from the rich melon growing traditions of Hungary. A very prolific melon with up to 14 fruits borne on a sinlge compact vine. Harvest in 14 weeks, 900g per fruit.
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ROCKMELON 'KAZAKH'
ROCKMELON 'KAZAKH'
SEEDS: S2012
Flavorsome and compact exclusive new release. Originating from ancient Kazarkhstan, he vine has scalloped leaves and fruit with a distinctive yellow tint and a mottled green texture. Highly regarded in the Diggers Melon Taste Test. A prolific yield with an average of 14 fruit per plant. Fruit have a sweet pale flesh green towards the rind and th...
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ROCKMELON 'MINNESOTA MIDGET' ORGANIC
ROCKMELON 'MINNESOTA MIDGET' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S202
This space saver is one of the earliest to fruit with sweet, rich flesh. A compact and prolific vine taking up to just one metre of garden space and producing up to 18 fruit per plant, at 550 g per fruit. Harvest from 14 weeks.
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ROCKMELON 'PETIT GRIS DE RENNES'
ROCKMELON 'PETIT GRIS DE RENNES'
SEEDS: S2042
A very old heirloom that was first noted in a bishops garden in Rennes France over 400 years ago. And it is still popular today because of its sublime flavour and fragrance. We found the vine to be compact and the fruit small making it the perfect melon for most suburban gardens. It also performs well in areas with cooler summers.
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ROCKMELON 'SHARLYN' ORGANIC
ROCKMELON 'SHARLYN' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S201
Winner of our 2016-17 Rockmelon trial, Sharlyn resembles an elongated cantaloupe but with a more restrained balance of sweetness. Its pale orange flesh is soft near the center and more firm near the rind. Its aromatics are both floral and fruity. Sharlyn melons have a short shelf- life and should be eaten within a week of harvesting when ripe. 1...
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ROCKMELON 'SWEET GRANITE' ORGANIC
ROCKMELON 'SWEET GRANITE' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S2011
This is the best rockmelon to grow in areas with cool summers. It is highly productive over a short period of time, producing masses of fruit on compact vines. A classic rockmelon with sweet orange flesh that kids are familiar with and are sure to love. Harvest in 12 weeks. 12 fruit per plant and 600g per fruit.
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HEIRLOOM MELON COLLECTION
HEIRLOOM MELON COLLECTION
SEEDS: S408
Whet your appetite with our best selection of delicious heirloom melons. This collection includes the classic watermelons Moon & Stars and Cream of Saskatchewan, plus the juicy, fragrant rockmelons Ha-ogen, Prescott Fond Blanc and Delice de la Table.
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ROCKMELON 'FRENCH CHARENTAIS'
ROCKMELON 'FRENCH CHARENTAIS'
SEEDS: S204
As delicately scented as the finest wine. It's the one the French adore above all others, says melon guru, Amy Goldman. 18 fruit per plant and 500g per fruit.
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ROCKMELON 'PIEL DE SAPO'
ROCKMELON 'PIEL DE SAPO'
SEEDS: S198
The most popular melon in spain, 'Piel de Sapo' is Spanish for 'frog's skin'. We first collected seed from this melon in Turkey. Its white flesh is much sweeter than those rock hard, supermarket cantaloupes and it stores for months. In Italy this late cropper is harvested and hung above the rafters to last as a Christmas day delicacy, but in Aus...
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ROCKMELON PRESCOTT FOND BLANC
ROCKMELON PRESCOTT FOND BLANC
SEEDS: S203
A French heirloom with delectable, dense, fragrant flesh concealed by the deeply furrowed and bumpy skin that gives this beauty an antique look. Harvest in 14 weeks. 8 fruit per plant, 1.5kg per fruit.
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2 year membership + Garden Calendar and 2 Seed Packets
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Join the club and receive an exclusive gift, valued at $30. A stunning calendar featuring key dates, a guide to which seeds to sow each month and plenty of space to add your own events. Plus two free packets of some popular seeds – Tomato 'Black Cherry' and Lettuce Heirloom Mix.
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