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Melon Honey Rock Vegetable Seeds
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Melon Honey Rock Vegetable Seeds


  • Heirloom variety.
  • Productive with 5-7 melons per vine.
  • Sweet and juicy flavour.
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MELON ‘Honey Rock’ Seeds

Botanical Name: Cucumis melo
Syn. ‘Sugar Rock’

‘Honey Rock’ is an heirloom melon introduced in 1925 that is an excellent choice for the home garden. It is a heavy producer with 5 to 7 melons per vine. The fruit has an exceptional sweet flavour with salmon-orange juicy flesh. The fruit weigh between 1.3 and 1.8 kg. Days to harvest: 85; harvest when the melon slips easily from the stem.

For limited spaces, consider vertical growth with support such as onion bags. Cultivate these melons in a warm environment with a long, hot growing season.

Plant Type: Warm season annual vine

Plant Height: Up to 45 cm

Sow When:

  • Temperate: September – December, after all danger of frost
  • Subtropical: July – January
  • Tropical: All year round
  • Cool: October – December
  • Arid: August – January

Germination: 4 – 10 days

Depth: Plant seeds 10 – 20 mm deep

Position: Requires full sun

Sow Where: Directly in the desired location or start early in individual seedling pots

Soil Type: Thrives in fertile, well-drained soil with a pH of 6 – 6.5

Rows: Space rows 1.5 m apart

Spacing: Maintain a spacing of 1 m between plants on raised mounds

Details: Encourage branching by pinching out the growth tip; once fruit forms, prune the vine back to 2 leaves beyond the fruit

Harvest: Ready for harvest in approximately 85 days; harvest when the melon easily slips from the stem

Additional information

Weight N/A

Packet, 5 grams

Product Specifications

  • No chemical treatment.
  • Non GMO.
  • Open pollinated.
  • Heirloom variety: Honey Rock.
  • Botanical name: Cucumis melo.
  • Seeds per gram: Approx. 30.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.