Commercially introduced by us
An heirloom melon variety from Turkey, Akbal is commonly grown in Northwest Peninsula, Gönen and Bandırma. Fruits have white rind with green stripes and salmon-color flesh with excellent, very sweet flavor. Fruits usually weigh in the 6-10 lb range. Yield is 1.5-2 ton/acre.
Our current seed stock was grown by Hank Keogh and Jo Erikson of Avoca Seed in Corvallis, OR. Avoca Seed is certified organic by Oregon Tilth. Photos by Hank Keogh.
Packet has min. 25 seeds