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Crimson Sweet Watermelon

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Crimson Sweet Watermelon

Description
Deep crimson flesh is bursting with juice and is so sweet, the 20- to 25-lb. melons will disappear from your refrigerator in no time flat! Fine-grained flesh; small seeds. Resists fusarium wilt and anthracnose. 88 DAYS.
Product Details
  • FormVine, annual.
  • LightFull sun.
  • Height8 - 10 inches.
  • Spread8 - 10 feet.
  • Spacing3 - 5 feet between plants, 5 - 8 feet between rows.
  • Zones3 - 9 annual.
  • FoliageGreen foliage.
  • Flower FormSmall yellow flowers.
  • BloomsSummer.
  • FruitTough, medium-thick hard rind, light green with fine dark green stripes. Blocky. Bright deep-red flesh. 14 inches X 13 inches. 20-25 lbs.
  • Germination5 - 8 days.
  • Soil RequirementsWell-drained, light, rich, sandy soil.
  • Growth RateMedium growth rate.
  • Seed CountApproximately 30 seeds per packet, 1 oz. is approximately 300 seeds, 1/4 lb. is approximately 750 seeds.
  • PollinatorCrimson Sweet is a seeded variety (diploid). It can be used to pollinate seedless varieties of watermelon.
  • CommentsDisease resistant - fusarium wilt and anthracnose. High sugar content. Contains a few small seeds. Good keeper. Variety is at least 35 years old.
  • YieldApproximately 40 fruits per 100 foot row.
  • Botanical NameCitrullus lanatus 'Crimson Sweet'
  • Depth1 - 1 1/2 inches.
  • Days To Maturity88 days.

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