90 days. Melons are so easy to grow from seed! One of the reasons honeydew has not been popular in this country is the cardboard-like taste you get from grocery store honeydew melons. Vine-ripened Sweet Delight has unbelievably sweet, almost winelike flavor. Each melon is 7" x 8" weighing between 7 and 8 pounds, with light green flesh and exterior.