Early Honeymoon Honey Dew Melon features an attractive emerald green flesh that is tender and summer sweet. One of the earlier varieties, Early Honeymoon produces 5 lb melons with clear gold rinds. Known for its heat tolerance, this variety is a great grower in all regions. Allowing the melon to fully ripen on the vine until it "slips" off is the surest way to get the most flavorful sweet melon. 95 days. Packet: 25 seeds.