Watermelon, Orangeglo

Citrullus lanatus
$2.99 to $61.85
SKU: 1108
  • 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.

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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.