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Black Diamond Watermelon

Up to 75 Pounds of Flavor


A very popular round variety. Premium quality and size (averages 35-50 lbs., but can get much larger). Flavorful red flesh, bruise-resistant rinds. 90 DAYS.
  • Zone 3 - 9 annual
  • Height 8 - 10 inches.
  • Germination 5 - 8 days.
  • Shade Required Full Sun.

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  • 15161
  • Pkt.-approx 30 seeds
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  • 1 oz.
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Product Details

  • Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus 'Black Diamond'
  • Height: 8 - 10 inches.
  • Spacing: 3 - 5 feet between plants, 5 - 8 feet between rows.
  • Depth: 1 inch.
  • Spread: Vine
  • Sun/Shade: Full Sun.
  • Yield: 40 fruits/100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Fruit: Juicy flesh. Dark blue -green, thick, tough rind. Sweet, firm, coarse, bright red flesh.
  • Days To Maturity: 90 days.
  • Form: Annual.
  • Soil Requirements: Light, rich , well-drained, sandy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet, 1 oz. is approxximately 250 seeds.
  • Size: 35 - 50 lbs. See comments also
  • Comments: Tough rinds stand up to handling. Popular supermarket melon. Blocky oval shape, 14 - 16 inches X 12 inches. Large dark brown seed. Most will average 35 - 50 pounds. Some may weigh up to 75 pounds. Excellent late season variety.

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