A very old heirloom melon, still an interesting and delicious novelty. The flesh is very sweet and aromatic. Its fruit are an interesting, elongated shaped, pinched at the ends, with a yellow skin that is mostly smooth with very little netting. It resembles a giant (18 to 24 inch long and 4 inch diameter) banana, hence its name. Fruits weigh about five pounds.
This melon variety has a sweet, spicy salmon flesh that is delicious. This heirloom is an all time favorite for being very sweet and perfect for specialty markets.
Banana is early enough to grow very successfully in the North.
Grown in Tennessee.
Planting Guide included. Ships in padded envelope.
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Feb 26, 2021