Watermelon Allsweet Organic Seed Packet - Ferry-Morse
Allsweet Organic Watermelon is perfect for those summertime picnics.
These large, striped watermelons weigh about 25-28 pounds and are packed with very sweet flesh high in vitamins A, B, and C. It's a main season favorite with watermelons that are 17"-19" long and 7" in diameter.
- Flavor: Very sweet.
- Plant Type: Fruit
- Fill Weight (grams): 2.7
- Grows Best In: Full Sun
- Days to Germination: 6-8 Days
- Days to Maturity: 95-100 Days
- Planting Depth: 1"
- Seed Spacing: Sow Allsweet Organic Watermelon seeds roughly 6' apart in rows, keeping rows approximately 5' apart.
- Disease Resistance: Fusarium Wilt|Anthracnose
Instructions: Start Allsweet Organic Watermelon seeds indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Take care not to disturb the roots when transplanting. Or, sow 6 seeds over a hill 9"-12" tall and 2' across. When plants are 3" tall, thin by cutting to 3 plants per hill. Use a balanced fertilizer to increase yield.
Suggestions: Choose a site with good drainage, good air circulation and full sun. Ready to harvest when the skin on the underside turns yellow and when a thump with knuckles produces a hollow sound.