(Citrullus lanatus) An extraordinary watermelon offered by the Willhite
Seed Company in the early 1980s. Fiery orange flesh
is sugary, delicious, and crisp. Large oblong fruits
average 25 pounds. A reliable producer and Heritage
Farm favorite. 90-100 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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