RHS Melon Emir F1 Seeds

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A highly recommended, compact variety with attractive, tightly curled leaves. Ideal for windowsill pots or mixed patio planters in a sunny or partially shaded position.Winner of an RHS Award of Garden Merit for reliability and good performance.

  • Tolerant of cooler growing conditions

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Once fruiting begins apply a liquid feed once a week. Outdoor crops will be less prolific, later to mature and they need a warm sunny, sheltered location
Planting instructions
For indoor sowing: January to March. In pots or trays of seed compost. Sow thinly, cover with a fine layer of compost. Firm gently and keep moist. Cover with glass, polythene or a propagator lid. Keep at approx. 15-20�C. Seedlings appear 7-14 days. Remove cover when seedlings appear. When approx. 10cm tall, transplant to individual pots. Grow on at approx. 15�C. Transplant to growing position in grow bags or large pots in the greenhouse in April to May. Pinch outside shoots regularly and growing tips once 6-7 trusses have set. Provide support. Keep moist and weed free. Harvest June to October
RHS Award of Garden Merit
RHS Award of Garden Merit
Watering instructions
Keep moist
Latin name
Cucumis melo
Plant guarantee
QUALITY GUARANTEE: We are proud of our high quality. If you are not completely happy with the performance of these seeds we will replace them. This does not affect your statutory rights.
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Part of the seed range produced by Mr Fothergill's Seeds in partnership with the RHS.

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