Days to Germination: 7-14
Days To Harvest: 90-95
Planting Depth: 1/2 to 1 inch
Spacing, Row: 10-12 foot
Spacing, Hill: 10-12 foot
Light: Full Sun
SOW: Seed directly in the garden in a sunny location 2 weeks after all danger of frost. Sow 5-7 seeds, ½ to 1 inch deep around a 12 inch diameter hill. Space hills (or rows)approximately 10-12 foot apart. Seed may be started indoors 3-4 weeks priorto planting outdoors.
THINNING & TRANSPLANTING: After germination, thin to 2-3 seedlings perhill. If planted in rows, thin seedlings to 2 feet apart. Seed may bestarted indoors 3-4 weeks prior to planting outdoors. Transplantseedlings started indoors with care.
SUGGESTIONS: Watermelons thrive in a sunny, warm location. For earlyfruiting and to overcome a short growing season, seedlings may be startedindoors. At harvest time, tap the watermelon with your knuckles, and if it sounds hollow, it's ripe. To keep the watermelons clean and disease-free, as well as keeping unwanted weeds away, apply 1-3 inches of mulch as the plant begins to vine.
90-95 days. Plant produces heavy yields of 35-40 lb. watermelons. The strong, tough rind is light green with darker green stripes and, will resist bruising. The medium red flesh of this variety is very sweet and delicious. Can be used both for home garden and market growers. Popular with home gardeners. Disease Resistant: Anthracnose. Matures in 90-95 days.