A beautiful and rare heirloom from. France, preserved by the Carmelite monks. Nearly black in color, the fruit turns orange as it ripens. They are deeply ribbed and have smooth skin. The flesh is fragrant, orange in color, thick and flavorful. The fruit weigh about 3-6 lbs. each.
Very early small melon. Produces 4-6" melons on 3' vines.