Oka Melon

Eagleridge Seeds

Oka Melon

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This melon comes from a Trappist monastery near Oka Quebec. It was bred by crossing Banana and Montreal melons in 1910 and was grown by the monks for decades. Almost lost but rediscovered growing near Montreal in the 1960's. We are pleased to share this Canadian gem and thanks to our garden friend Shirley for helping us grow them.

Oka Melon is very hardy ready in about 80 days. The skins are light green with concentric ridges running top to bottom. Juicy rich tasting orange flesh which can also be dried and then it tastes like mangos!

Sow 1/4 inch deep in small pots in a warm location by mid spring. Transplant to a sunny spot once the soil is warm. We like planting them into a hollowed out saucer in the soil to make it easier to direct lots of moisture to their roots. Provide lots of compost. Packet size is 10 seeds.


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Shipping Information

** We currently only ship to Canada. ** Sorry USA + International, we are working on a solution to streamline shipping to you.

When an order is placed it is processed within two weeks maximum. Packages are sent with Canada post standard mail. 


Shipping and Handling Rates within Canada

Purchase Quantity

Shipping Rate

1 to 5 packages


6 to 20


21 to 36


37 to 50


50 + $26.50

Contact us directly for wholesale inquiries: masha@eagleridgeseeds.com

About our Seed Packets

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We use simple thick Kraft paper envelopes and sealed plastic bags to protect seeds from light and moisture. They are shipped in bubble wrap envelopes for extra protection. Store them in a cool dry place in this packaging for an extended shelf life.

Approximate Seed Count per Package:

  • Tomatoes- 15-20 seeds
  • Endangered Tomatoes- 10-15 seeds or noted
  • Peppers- 15 seeds
  • Endangered Peppers- 10 seeds
  • Herbs- 25-30 seeds unless otherwise noted
  • Flowers- 25-30 seeds
  • Melons- 15 seeds unless otherwise noted
  • Cabbage- 20 seeds
  • Broccoli- 40 - 50 seeds
  • Perennial Broccoli - 20 seeds
  • Celery- 40 seeds
  • Chard- 35 seeds
  • Shallots- 35-40 seeds
  • Onions- 25 seeds
  • Earth Chestnut- 25 seeds
  • Beans- 20 seeds or noted
  • Greens- 30-40 seeds or noted
  • Parsley- 50 seeds
  • Walking Onions- 5 bulbils 
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