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Watermelon

Jam Melon

Hardy prolific vines, smooth round fruit, solid white flesh to 5kg, good for jams and pickles, added to fruitcakes, puddings and cookies, can store up to 1 year. 80-100 days. (Photo courtesy of Seed Savers Exchange)

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General information:

Watermelon

Citrullus lanatus

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:

When To Plant In Australia
Tropics:Any
Subtropic:Aug-Feb
Mild:Aug-Dec
Cold/Frost:Sep-Dec
Seed Sowing
Plant space cm:60-75
Row space cm:150-200
Depth cm:2-3
Best soil temp:21-35 °C
Sow after frost:Yes
 
Other Info
Number of seeds per gram:10-20
Rate per hectare:3-4kg
Average days to maturity:68-100
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