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Rattlesnake Watermelon
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Rattlesnake Watermelon

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Big and Super Sweet

A Southern heirloom variety grown by generations of gardeners and still seen in the supermarket today. Large oval fruits with beautifully patterned "rattlesnake" markings average 25-45 lbs. and can reach up to 75 lbs. 90 DAYS.

Zones: 3 - 10.
Height: 8 - 10 inches.
Shade Requirement: Full sun.
Germination: 5 - 8 days.

Rattlesnake Watermelon - Pkt.
  • 15151
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  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 30 seeds.
  • $2.99
Rattlesnake Watermelon - 1 oz.
  • 15152
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 oz.
  • $9.99

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Rattlesnake Watermelon Product Details

Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus 'Garrisonian'

Height: 8 - 10 inches.

Spacing: 3 - 5 feet between plants, 5 - 8 feet between rows.

Depth: 1 - 1 1/2 inches.

Spread: Vine.

Sun/Shade: Full sun.

Yield: 40 fruits/100 foot row.

Foliage: Green foliage.

Blooms: Summer.

Fruit: Light green skin with dark rattlesnake markings. Sweet, firm, bright rose flesh.

Days To Maturity: 90 days.

Form: Annual.

Soil Requirements: Light, rich, sandy, well-drained soil.

Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.

Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet., 1 oz. is approximately 225 seeds.

Size: 22 inches x 10 inches, 25 - 45 lb. fruit.

Comments: Old Southern favorite, becoming rare. Can grow up to 75 lbs. Uniform size and shape. Very productive. Over 45 years old.


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2011-03-06
Pleased
Reviewed By: Rick (Green Forest, AR)
Best melons I have ever grown. Many over 50 lbs. and very good eating. Will definitely raise them again.


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2007-03-31
amazing
Reviewed By: jennifer (clarkson, ky)
Of all my years gardening I have never gotten watermelons to grow. I was surprised when I found 30-50 pound fruits on the vines.


Rattlesnake Watermelon - Pkt.
  • 15151
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get approx. 30 seeds.
  • $2.99
Rattlesnake Watermelon - 1 oz.
  • 15152
  • Quantity
  • Price

  • For each offer ordered, get 1 oz.
  • $9.99


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