(85 days) (Muskmelon) Pre-1920. (Aka "Sugar Rock") This melon, developed by F.W. Richardson in the U.S., was popular in the 20's and 30's due to its short-maturation ( which made it a great melon for northern gardeners), its resistance to fusarium wilt, and its firm, sweet flesh. It was named an AAS winner in 1933, and a 1932 seed catalogue described it as perfect for both the home gardener and the market grower. It produces globe-shaped, 3-4 lb fruits that are heavily-netted and have firm salmon-orange flesh.