Tags: Certified Organic Open Pollinated

Growing Practices: No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides No Synthetic Fertilizers

Latin Name: Cucumis melo

Days to Maturity: 78-80


This melon seedstock is part of Care of the Earth Community Farm’s project to dehybridize Magnificenza F1, a well-known organic Italian orange muskmelon. Megan and Lalo began selecting for two different melons in 2022. “Greta Round” is a smaller, well-netted, round melon with medium-high brix, very good flavor, and good storage. Its texture and flavor are reminiscent of a Charentais melon. It shows field resistance to Fusarium Wilt and intermediate resistance to both Bacterial Wilt and Downy Mildew. Melons average 1.5-2 pounds, with an occasional larger melon and ripen in 78-80 days. Pick at full-slip, when external color begins to turn from green to yellow. These seeds were saved from a planting that produced 100% round, netted melons - but still expect some variability. Named in honor of climate activist Greta Thunberg.

Greta Round-Selection Melon carries the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) pledge. OSSI is a movement to help combat corporate monopolization of seeds. Read more at www.osseeds.org.

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    Are the days to maturity from direct seeding, or transplanting?

    Posted by Joe Shidel on 08/21/2023

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    • Days to maturity is from direct seeding.

      Posted by Common Wealth Seed Growers Cooperative on 08/24/2023


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Greta Round-Selection Melon (F6) - Certified Organic (Pre-Order)

Unit SizePriceDescription
1 Gram $4.00 Approx 30 seeds


Available for Pre-Order

Orders will ship on 12/15/2023

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Louisa, VA, United States (Zone 7a)
Established in 2014
14.00 acres in production

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