Melon (cucumis melo)
Melon ‘Jenny Lind’ is a muskmelon heirloom type from the 1800’s with 1kg small grey netted fruits and mild sweet cream-green flesh. Named after the Swedish Soprano Johanna “Jenny” Maria Lind, known as the Swedish nightingale.
English common name: Musk Melon.
Typical fruit weight: 1kg
Typical fruits per plant: 10
Plant type: rambling, trailing
Best period to harvest: as soon as the fruits reach their netted stage.
Production: open field.
Culinary use: Sliced and eaten fresh.