Introduced in 1895 by T. W. Woods & Sons of Richmond, Virginia. Reportedly attained “immense popularity” in that region. A sweet and sugary flavored melon that can be eaten right down to the rind. Early Hanover produces large quantities of 2-3 pound fruits, 5-inches long by 6-inches in diameter. Ideal for selling at roadside stands. Pick slightly prior to full slip for best flavor. (70-85 days)
Each packet contains approximately 25 seeds.