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Yellow Meat Melons
« on: May 23, 2016, 08:40:22 PM »
Does anyone have a few yellow meat watermelon seeds they would sell?

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2016, 10:08:09 PM »
  I'll send you some orange meat "Tendersweet" seeds.  Look 'em up and read about 'em.  IF you want some send me a PM with your address.   ;)


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http://www.victoryseeds.com/watermelon_orange-flesh.html
 
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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2016, 05:45:13 AM »
I have a few "Canary" Melon seeds left if you are interested.


 PM me your address and I will send them to you.
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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2016, 07:45:27 AM »
Thanks, Y'all. I have never heard of the Canary Melon. I was told about the Orange Meat Melon when I was trying to locate the Yellow Meat Melons, locally. Course no one had any seeds of any thang cept Red Meat Melons, and all I found were Black Diamond Red Meat Melons.
I'll be lookin these up.

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2016, 07:18:14 PM »
Mule...Canary melons are delicious.
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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2016, 07:53:54 PM »
Mule...Canary melons are delicious.

Well, I sent my address, so maybe I'll get to taste them later this year. (If I can get them to grow and get ripe. I stuck my green thumb in a reel type mower when I was 3 or 4 years old, so... the green part is missin.)

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2016, 09:58:04 PM »
I developed a taste for them in the Middle East...broiled tomatoes and canary melon for breakfast....mmmm gooooddd.
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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2016, 06:44:28 AM »
I developed a taste for them in the Middle East...broiled tomatoes and canary melon for breakfast....mmmm gooooddd.

Broiled Maaters ? I ain't never tried none of them. Maybe I'll give it a try when the Canary Melons git ripe.

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2016, 04:36:58 PM »
Easy to make...quarter the tomatoes or 6th them, brush with a little olive oil, sea salt and cracked pepper put it on a grill 2 minutes or less on each side, depending on your grill of course. You can add other spices as your taste wants too...grilling them just really brings out the flavor in them....at least to me it does. Give it a try.
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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2016, 04:50:40 PM »
Easy to make...quarter the tomatoes or 6th them, brush with a little olive oil, sea salt and cracked pepper put it on a grill 2 minutes or less on each side, depending on your grill of course. You can add other spices as your taste wants too...grilling them just really brings out the flavor in them....at least to me it does. Give it a try.

I do this almost every time I grill steaks, I just cut them in half and use what you do but add Thyme, I also grill bell peppers, onions and squash. I grill them longer than 2 minutes, usually till they're about to fall apart. It really brings out the sweetness in them.

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2016, 06:50:16 AM »
I got the Canary seeds from Maggie13, Saturdy. I thought the dirt was way too muddy to plant them, but now it is a mud pie. I'll have to wait.
Thank you Maggie13.

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2016, 07:53:00 AM »
You're welcome I hope they produce lots of melons for you!
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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #12 on: June 12, 2016, 04:31:52 PM »
Well, I planted the Canary Mellon seeds yesterdy, June 11.
In yesterdy's mail I got the Tender Sweet seeds from tbird. I am going to plant them today.
Maybe I'll have a Canary melon or Cantaloupe, or Black Diamond Watermelon or a Tender Sweet Watermelon around the first week or so of September.

Way late, but been too cool and then too wet and sposed to rain tonight. I was sure hopin to git my hay cut, at least on the high ground. Maybe it won't rain much.

Thanks, y'all, fer the seeds.

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #13 on: June 12, 2016, 06:03:23 PM »
I hope you have good luck with all of them. It sure would make for a beautiful fruit salad.
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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #14 on: June 12, 2016, 08:24:06 PM »
I'll make a post in another folder when I have anythang to report.

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #15 on: June 14, 2016, 01:05:09 PM »
  You know Mule,  I plant Charleston Gray Watermelons on July 4th each year and have melons in early October,  so you should be early to mid September like you say.    ;)
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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #16 on: August 23, 2016, 08:42:41 PM »
Well y'all, I have melons. They are not ripe yet, but close.

Maggie 13, I only had one plant come up out of the seeds you sent me. There are 2 melons on it. They are turnin yellow.

Tbird, the orange meat seeds you sent are up and runnin. I have stripped melons galore.

But! the rain and critters are causing problems.

More chapters to come.

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2016, 10:32:47 PM »
Mule,
If you carefully slide a board under the melon it will help protect it from the moist soil and bugs/worms attacking them from the ground. Dan























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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #18 on: August 24, 2016, 05:59:51 AM »
Thanks for the suggestion, Dan. I never heard of nor thought of this before.

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Re: Yellow Meat Melons
« Reply #19 on: August 24, 2016, 07:19:25 AM »
Good source for melon seeds.
www.wilhiteseed.com

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  80 days. The rind is dark green with a mottled stripe of a lighter green. It has a very uniform shape and size; also it has a much tougher rind than our other orange and yellow varieties, which makes it a much better shipping melon. The sweet yellow flesh turns more orange as it matures and the taste improves with time. Large black seed. A few days earlier than Orange Flesh Tendersweet and will last 7-20 days longer after ripening. Average weight 22 to 28 pounds.
 
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