Small Shining Light

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Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Small Shining Light - baby melon. 2008-07-22.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Small Shining Light - baby melon. 2008-07-22.
Tatiana Kouchnareva (B.C KO T). Small Shining Light - immature melon. 2008-07-22.

B.C KO T

Early maturing small icebox melon, 10-12" in diameter, very thin dark green rind and red flesh. Excellent sweet taste.

Seed source:

1. Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds 07
2. Seed Savers Exchange 11

Year grown: 2007 (#1), 2010 (#2)

Location: Zone 7b, PNW, Anmore, BC, Canada (760 ft above sea level)


History

  • Russian heritage variety 'Ogonyok'.
  • Introduced to American gardeners by SSE in 1991.

Original Russian name: Огонёк (Ogonyok). Ogonyok means 'Small Shining Light' in Russian, hence the name.


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