- Oblong fruits grow to 25 pounds
- Orange flesh
- Sugary, sweet, crisp flesh
- Reliable producer
- 90-100 days
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
An extraordinary watermelon offered by the Willhite Seed Company in the early 1960s. Fiery orange flesh is sugary, delicious, and crisp. Large oblong fruits average 25 pounds. A reliable producer and Heritage Farm favorite. 90-100 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.