Renowned for its sweet, flavorful taste and powerful fragrance. Fruits typically weight 2 pounds and take on an orange cast when ripe. Keep a close eye on this one to not let it over ripen, you need to go by look and feel since the melons do not slip when ripe. Very small seed cavity. First noted in the garden of the Bishop of Rennes nearly 400 years ago. 80-85 days.Extra InformationAverage Seeds Per Ounce: 935Certified Organic by MOSAGROWINGMelons love heat. Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 6' apart in all directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can also be started indoors 2-3 weeks before last frost.