Watermelon 'Charleston Gray'
Large 28-35 lb. cylindrical watermelons. Flesh is red, crisp, fiberless and delicious; skin is light greenish gray. Resistant to fusarium wilt, anthracnose, and sunburn. Ready for harvest 85 days after sowing.
GARDEN HINTS: For early fruiting and to overcome a short growing season, start seeds in a warm, well-lighted indoor area 3 to 4 weeks before last spring frost. Before transfer to garden, accustom plants to outdoor conditions by moving to a sheltered area outside for a week.
Grow on plastic mulch to control weeds, conserve soil moisture and protect fruit by keeping it off the ground. Maturity 85 days.
- Harvest Time: 85 days
- Planting Depth: 1”
- Plant Spacing: 6-8 ft.
- Row Spacing: 6-8 ft.
Harvest when full sized. The portion in contact with the soil is cream to yellow when mature.