Bright red flesh, very sweet, thin tough skin, round, dark green fruit to 20cm. and 3-5 kg, very early and popular home garden and market variety since 1955, suited to cooler climates, drought resistant. 68-86 days.
Originally from Africa. Most popular sweet summer vine fruit. Keep well watered. Likes full sun. Save seed from ripe fruit as you eat. Fruit is ripe when the stem starts to brown off. Sow after frost or indoors 5 weeks before transplanting.
10-20 seeds per gram
Watermelon planting information:
|Plant space cm:||60-75|
|Row space cm:||150-200|
|Best soil temp:||21-35 °C|
|Sow after frost:||Yes|
|Number of seeds per gram:||10-20|
|Rate per hectare:||3-4kg|
|Average days to maturity:||68-100|
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W.A. CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in W.A. there is a 10,000 seeds limit per each variety.
Watermelon seed count is 10-20 seeds per gram. Please stay under this 10,000 seeds limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order. If you have any queries on ordering large quantities please phone us on (07) 5533 1177.
TAS CustomersDue to quarantine restrictions in TAS there is an 800g limit per each seed variety.
Please stay under this 800g limit when ordering seeds as we will have to reduce or remove it from your order.