Willhite's Tendergold Watermelons pk/20

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SKU WM44-20
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80 days. Citrullus lanatus. Plant produces good yields of medium size 28 lb watermelons. This is one of the best yellow flesh watermelons on the market. It has solid flesh that is very crisp, very sweet, and very flavorable. The yellow flesh turns more orange as it ripens and taste improves with time. Keeps weel and will last 7 - 20 days longer after ripening. Excellent choice for home gardeners and market growers. Grow pink, red, white, and yellow watermelons to make a great tasting salad. Disease Resistant: Anthracnose & Wilt Tolerant. pk/20

Lot No: 254L4

Germination: 85%

Test Date: 12/16

Citrullus lanatus

Seed DepthSoil Temp. for GerminationDays to GerminationSunlight RequirementsPlanting Time
1 - 3"75 F to 85 F 7 to 14 daysFull Sun Spring
USDA Hardiness ZoneSeed SpacingRow SpacingSpace After ThinningDays to Harvest
N/A Hills  8 ft Apart 8 ft Hills 8 ft Apart70 - 110 days
Watermelon Seed Planting Information:

Watermelons require a lot of space and a sunny location on your garden. Plant 5 to 7 seeds in a diameter outdoors in hills. Planting should occur 1 to 2 weeks after last frost. Plants grow 1 ft tall and vines spread up to 6 ft.

Soil Requirements:

Requires fertile soil in a well drained location in the garden. Apply much and grass clippings, or straw around base of plant. Add well-rotted manure and compost to soil.

Water Requirements:

Water well during dry and hot spells. Make sure plants get 1" water per week.

Fertilizer Requirements:

Use RootBlast, Vegetable Alive, and Slow Release Fertilizer when transplanting outdoors. Apply Miracle Gro every two weeks.

Harvest Tips:

Protect ripening watermelons from damp ground by placing them on boards. Tap the watermelon with your knuckles, and if it sounds hollow, it's ready. Cut watermelons carefully from plants to prevent damaging the vines.

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