Watermelon, Mountain Sweet Yellow

Citrullus lanatus
$13.00 to $27.50
SKU: 0881
  • Oblong fruits grow to 20-35 pounds
  • Extra firm, deep yellow flesh and black seeds
  • Rinds are dark green with light green stripes
  • Very high sugar content
  • 95-100 days

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

$13.00 to $27.50

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Introduced into the 1991 Yearbook by Dr. Larry Woods from Georgia. His seed source grew this variety since the 1950s. 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

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.