(Citrullus lanatus) An outstanding
little watermelon, with golden yellow
rind and salmon pink flesh. Pleasantly sweet,
about 3 pounds in weight. Bred by Elwyn Meader
and Albert Yaeger at UNH in 1959; a cross between
New Hampshire Midget and Pumpkin Rind. Has a
built-in ripeness indicator: fruits turn yellow when
ready. Very early variety, ripening in just 70 days.
SEEDS TO HILL
To 3-4 Plants
Green Thumb Tip 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.
bulk orders will be sent with a "fruit blotch" statement of waiver)