Watermelon, Cream of Saskatchewan
- Round fruits grow to 4-10 pounds
- Sweet white flesh with exceptional flavor
- Very thin, pale green rind with dark stripes
- Does well in cool northern climates
- 80-85 days
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Brought to Saskatchewan by Russian immigrants. Does well in cool northern climates. Round fruits up to 10" in diameter, 4-10 pounds. A rare treat with sweet white flesh, exceptional flavor. Pale green skin with dark stripes. Very thin rind, must be handled with care—strictly garden to table. 80-85 days.
Learn to Grow it
Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep
Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds
Thin: To 3-4 Plants
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 8' apart in all directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can also be started indoors 4 weeks before transplanting out. Watermelons love heat and prefer sandy or light-textured soils.