85 Days [from transplanting]. In our book, Golden Gopher Melon is the best, hardiest and most reliable cool climate cold-tolerant OP melon. Delicious cantaloupe-style melon with deep orange flesh. Good eating quality and excellent flavor. Medium-sized, fruits up to 2lb. University of Minnesota heirloom released in the 1930s. Susceptible to powdery mildew. 7200 seeds/oz. Pkt (~40 seeds) plants 30′.