(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.
SEED 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)
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