Watermelon, Moon & Stars (Cherokee)
- Elongated fruits grow to 24 inches long
- Fruits weigh up to 10-16 pounds
- Sweet pink flesh
- Speckled rind with "moon" and "star" markings
- 95 days
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
A moon- and star-studded strain of the classic Moon and Stars watermelon. Eye-popping and scrumptious. Fruits are about 2' long and weigh 10-16 pounds. Bright pink sweet flesh, black seeds. Keep plants continuously well watered to achieve uniform elongated fruits. 95 days.
Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep
Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds
Thin: To 3-4 Plants
Light: Full Sun
Instructions - 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.