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Edisto 47 Muskmelon-Southern Exposure Seeds
(Salmon-orange flesh) 88 days. (1965) Exceeds disease resistance of many hybrid cantaloupes. Has resistance to Alternaria leaf spot, powdery mildew, and downy mildew. Well adapted to the Mid-Atlantic region and hot, humid areas. The most Downy Mildew resistant and productive of 38 melon varieties trialed by Twin Oaks Seeds in 2013. Rind is netted, fruits are round-oval, about 6-7 in. in diameter. Keeps well. Pick on full slip. Sweet fruits, even in cool, wet years. Melon grower Edmund Frost's favorite!