Atlantis is an impressive Eastern shipper melon with its strong vines, excellent interior quality, consistent high sugars and a firm rind that makes it ideal for a long distance shipper. Although developed for the shipping market, its high quality, firm flesh have great consumer appeal for local farm market or farmers' market sales. The 6-8 lb. fruit have medium netting, slight sutures, and a deep orange flesh color. Intermediate resistance to Fusarium wilt (races 0, 1 and 2) and powdery mildew (races 1 and 2).
Approx 30 seeds
Depth: 1/2 inch
Spacing: 18-20 inches
Soil type: rich
Sun: full sun
Days to harvest: 75 days
Hardiness Zones: 3-10
Melons prefer slightly sandy, very rich, well-drained soil. Be careful not to over water vines, especially as fruit is approaching maturity
Hand harvested and packed for the 2023 season. We are a small batch grower, so limited quantities are available.
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