Elongated fruits grow to 24 inches long
Fruits weigh up to 10-16 pounds
Sweet pink flesh
Speckled rind with “moon” and “star” markings
Eye-popping and scrumptious with bright pink sweet flesh and black seeds, this variety produces fruits that are about 2′ long and weigh 10-16 pounds. Introduced in 1924 as Sun, Moon and Stars by Peter Henderson & Co of New York. This strain is from Mereel Hales of Oklahoma who feels it is a pure example of the original variety Hales received it from a Cherokee man in Mississippi. 95 days.