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PBN Watermelon 'Crimson Sweet'

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Watermelon 'Crimson Sweet'

Large 25 lb. striped watermelon. Large, round melons averaging 25 lb. are light green with dark green stripes. Flesh is dark red, firm and fine-textured. Resistant to Fusarium wilt and anthracnose. 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 80 days.

  • Heirloom
  • 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.