Introduced by W. Atlee Burpee in 1886 from seed sent by William G. Voorhees of Benzie County, Michigan. The most popular melon of that period, Emerald Gem hailed as “altogether unapproached in delicious flavor and luscious beyond description.” Small 2 to 3 pound fruits ripen from emerald green to yellow-brown. Pale orange flesh is juicy, sweet and somewhat spicy in flavor. Heavy producer. (70-90 days) CERTIFIED ORGANIC
Each packet contains approximately 25 seeds.