From Tatiana's TOMATOBase
- Round icebox type, small 8-10" round fruit with light gray/green thin skin with almost no stripes. Small brown seeds. Very early, produces ripe fruits in early-mid August here in PNW, if grown in a cold frame and set out in late May. The first melon to ripen for me in 2009.
- CV Garden Corner 08
Year grown: 2009
- Dates back to the late 30s. Offered in McFayden 1937 seed catalog as the 'earliest red-fleshed watermelon' that can mature in northern areas in Canada (i.e. Manitoba).
- Offered by Pike's Seed (Edmonton, Alberta) in 1947, by Lindenberg Seeds (Brandon, Manitoba) in 1950, and by Buckerfield (New Westminster, BC) in 1968.
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|History||* Dates back to the late 30s. Offered in [ … * Dates back to the late 30s. Offered in McFayden 1937 seed catalog as the 'earliest red-fleshed watermelon' that can mature in northern areas in Canada (i.e. Manitoba). uckerfield (New Westminster, BC)] in 1968.|
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