Harvesting Your 'Lilly' Crenshaw Melon

'Lilly' is a Crenshaw melon that is best harvested at the stage known as forced-slip .

'Lilly' is much earlier than most Crenshaws. Melon expert Steve Bellavia, of Johnny's R&D, demonstrates the easy way to tell your 'Lilly' is ready for plucking, to ensure its juicy, light-orange flesh is enjoyed at the peak of its distinctive, sweet-spicy flavor.
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