Turban-shaped, 1-2 pound melons are netted and lightly ribbed, with very sweet, luminous pale green flesh. Dates to the 1840s and is named after a popular singer of that time. 80 days from transplant. OP Photo and text courtesy of Baker Creek.
Care: Space 3-5′ apart in all directions. Melons need heat and well-drained soil: plant in full sun in raised beds or hills.