Heirloom Vegetable. Heart of Gold is an aromatic, sweet, deep orange fleshed melon. Expect the round fruit to range in size from 12.5 cm to 16.5 cm (5-7″) in diameter with a seed cavity that is relatively small. The rind is green with a heavily netted grey outer skin. Melons average 1.5 kg (3.3 lbs) weight at harvest. Heart of Gold is another heirloom that has been grown for over 100 years!
|Blooming Season Begins||High Summer
|Propagation||Start Indoors or Sow Direct Late Spring|
|Days to Emergence||7 to 10 days (cold soil will slow and sometimes prevent germination)|
|Height||Low to Medium (15 to 30cm/6" to 12")|
|Frost Tolerance||Killed by Frost|
|Days to Harvest||75 days|
|Organic Status||Certified Organic|