Melon (cucumis melo)

Jenny Lind

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

Maturity: Early

Best period to harvest: as soon as the fruits reach their netted stage.

Production: open field.

Culinary use: Sliced and eaten fresh.