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Vinca Tattoo Papaya

Tattoo is topped with large blooms covering well branched plants that reach 16” tall and nearly as wide. Each bloom exhibits deep shades that intensify in the center and radiate over each overlapping petal. This exceptional variety is practically maintenance free, thrives in heat, is disease resistant and blooms all summer!

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Sow in moist potting mix, lightly cover seed with mix. Cover with black plastic until germination begins. Very sensitive to cool temperatures and overwatering. Keep at 70-75 F. Germinates in 14-18 days.

Botanical Interests Seeds, Melon, Papaya Dew

Cucumis melo (hybrid). Warm season. 70-90 days. Sow after last chance of spring frost. Very unique! Not a honeydew or a cantaloupe, but so delicious it is sure to become a favorite. This is no ordinary melon. Exquisite, sweet flavor combines with juicy and aromatic flesh for an extraordinary summer treat. Immature melons have a smooth, grey-green rind that turns yellow-white when melons are at their peak of ripeness. Cutting open the fruit releases the intoxicating aroma and delectable, orange-pink flesh reminiscent of a summer sunset. Each melon weighs about 2 pounds and is slightly oval. This packet sows 3 or 4 mounds. We are dedicated to inspiring & educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside. More info inside. No GMOs. All our seeds are untreated. www.botanicalinterests.com. Illustrated by Susie Hyer.

Directions

Days to Emerge: 5-10 days. Seed Depth: 1/2 inch. Seed Spacing: 2-3 seeds per mound. Mound Spacing: 4-6 feet apart. Thinning: Not necessary. When to Sow Outside: Recommended. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost and when soil temperatures are warm. When to Start Inside: Not recommended. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. Melon seedlings don't transplant well; if started indoors, use individual pots such as pulp pots that can be planted directly into the ground.

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Cucumis melo (hybrid). Warm season. 70-90 days. Sow after last chance of spring frost. Very unique! Not a honeydew or a cantaloupe, but so delicious it is sure to become a favorite. This is no ordinary melon. Exquisite, sweet flavor combines with juicy and aromatic flesh for an extraordinary summer treat. Immature melons have a smooth, grey-green rind that turns yellow-white when melons are at their peak of ripeness. Cutting open the fruit releases the intoxicating aroma and delectable, orange-pink flesh reminiscent of a summer sunset. Each melon weighs about 2 pounds and is slightly oval. This packet sows 3 or 4 mounds. We are dedicated to inspiring & educating the gardener in you. That's why we've put even more helpful information inside. More info inside. No GMOs. All our seeds are untreated. www.botanicalinterests.com. Illustrated by Susie Hyer.

Directions

Days to Emerge: 5-10 days. Seed Depth: 1/2 inch. Seed Spacing: 2-3 seeds per mound. Mound Spacing: 4-6 feet apart. Thinning: Not necessary. When to Sow Outside: Recommended. 1 to 2 weeks after average last frost and when soil temperatures are warm. When to Start Inside: Not recommended. 4 to 6 weeks before average last frost. Melon seedlings don't transplant well; if started indoors, use individual pots such as pulp pots that can be planted directly into the ground.