Mountain Sweet or Ice Cream
Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 75c.
Kleckley Sweet No. 6
(Wilt resistant). This melon is regular in shape retaining the Kleckley Sweet quality grows large uniform melons solid dark green rind flesh bright red. Highly resistant to fusarium wilt. Seeds white. Recommended for home garden and shipping.
Smith Cletex or Spotted Watson
One of the best all purpose melons producing melons about the same shape and size of the Tom Watson with indistinct stripes of a spotted character a sort of marbled effect mixed with dark green color which gives it an odd and beautiful color. The flesh is red and sweet rind tough. Seeds same color as regular Tom Watson.
A very recent introduction and extremely popular in the South. It is a long thick melon color rich dark green with a faint practically invisible stripe. While the rind is thin for the size of the melon it is extremely tough and will stand ordinary handling and shipping. It is not a prolific melon producing only about 4 melons to the vine but the huge size of the melons more than make up for the fewer produced. Its meat is a dark red fine grained with no white parts and a flavor that is delicious.
King and Queen
(Winter Queen). Of Russian origin sometimes called a winter variety on account of its exceptional keeping quality extending over several months an excellent shipper. Fruits small nearly round creamy white with faint irregular pale green stripes rind tough. Flesh deep red very firm and of fine quality seeds small and black. Weight about 15 lbs. Ready for market in about 90 days after planting.
95 days. The vines are of vigorous growth and heavy producers. The melons are nearly round skin solid dark green flesh red and firm. A good shipper. Grows larger than most any other variety not unusual for the melons to weigh 100 lbs. If produced under ideal weather and soil conditions. Seeds black.
75 days. Diameter at stem 3 to 4 inches. Length 4 to 4 inches. Fruits 4 lobed upright smooth uniform color bright crimson. Flesh thick sweet and mild. An outstanding variety for market garden and shipping.
New Wonder. Quite similar to Improved Kleckley Sweet. A very fine variety from every viewpoint and exceptionally handsome in appearance. Both the seed and fruits are larger than Kleckley Sweet the former being snow white. Edible in 88 days. Size 22 x 12 inches.
(Wilt resistant). This is a new melon with light gray-green rind possessing the fine qualities necessary for a market sort also has fine eating qualities. The vines are vigorous prolific and grow melons weighing 30 to 40 pounds. The rind is tough and stands rough handling. Uniform shaped and highly resistant to fusarium wilt. Flesh red seeds black.
The Arnold Gray is of recent introduction long and thick. The rind is gray with small threads of very light green cross woven. The rind is tough and will stand hard usage. Prolific free from hard centers flesh red and sweet. Creamy white seeds smeared with light brown. Grows large uniform melons and is very satisfactory shipping melon. 85 days 30 pounds.
This new variety is the largest of all the early melons. 10 days earlier to ripen than Tom Watson. The Early Kansas has the finest texture sweet flavor and melting bright red meat. Solid to the rind which is about inch thick. Nearly round in form light green with broad bands of wavy stripes growing 30 to 50 pound melons depending on locality and method of cultivation. Seeds red when green but buff color when dry. A wonderful shipper.
A large nearly round early melon weighing up to 40 pounds. The skin is dark green with lighter striping and the bright scarlet flesh is delicious. Pkt. 8c oz. 15c lb. 40c lb. 75c lb. 1.35 postpaid.