Watermelon, Mountain Sweet Yellow

Catalog #0881

5735
(Citrullus lanatus) Introduced into the 1991 SSE Yearbook by Dr. Larry Woods from Georgia. Oblong 20-35 pound fruits with dark and light green stripes. Extra firm deep yellow flesh and black seeds. Quite productive, very high sugar content. 95-100 days.

DIRECT SEED
1/2" Deep
SEED TO HILL
6-8 Seeds
THIN
To 3-4 Plants
LIGHT
Full Sun

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.

(Please note: bulk orders will be sent with a "fruit blotch" statement of waiver)

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