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Creme de la Crop

Vegetables, Melon, Watermelon, Backtail Mountain, Citrullus Lanatus

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Fruits are dark green, almost black, with faint stripes, flesh orange-red like a Sugar Baby only with a cleaner more pleasing texture, very sweet, juicy, and crunchy.

No wonder Blacktail Mountain is the earliest variety extant, among the hardiest, best adapted to a variety of conditions, and even stores after harvest as long as any. Adam Tomash and June Zellers deserve credit for popularizing this melon by sharing tastes at the Exhibition Hall at Common Ground Fair. They have harvested “delicious” 17 and 19-lb melons. This is at the upper end of Blacktail’s potential; most will run 8–12 lb.

Days to Maturity:  85