Botanical Name: Cucumis melo var. reticulatus 'Superstar'; Family: Cucurbitaceae (Cucumber Family)
Height: 2 - 3 feet.
Spacing: 3 inches.
Depth: 1/2 inch.
Sun/Shade: Full sun
Yield: 100 fruits/100 foot row; 5-7 fruits per vine
Foliage: Green foliage.
Days To Maturity: 86 days.
Soil Requirements: Rich, sandy, well-drained soil; pH 7.0-7.8
Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
Seed Count: Approximately 25 seeds per packet.
Comments: A leader for an Eastern type Melon. A good pick for Eastern and Midwestern states. Fruits are round to flattened-round with course net and deep sutures. Fruit size is large with average weights around 6 - 8 lbs. Tolerant to furarium wilt 2. High quality fruits and heavy producers of melons with a salmon-colored flesh of thick, smooth and of the finest flavor and aroma that holds well after picking.