(Citrullus lanatus) Delicious watermelon that definitely lives up to its name. Originally from Virdie Smith of Gladewater, Texas. Productive plants bear many medium round striped fruits with high sugar content. A favorite of SSE staff. 90 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)