- Oval fruits have a very hard rind
- Grows well in most regions of the United States
- Resistant to fusarium wilt
- Well suited for shipping
A midseason variety bred by Asgrow Seed Company and introduced in 1972. Peacock-type with uniform, mildly sweet pink flesh and hard rind. Resistant to fusarium wilt. Well-suited for shipping. 95 days.
Learn to Grow Picnic Watermelon
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.