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Crimson Sweet Watermelon

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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.



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  • Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus 'Crimson Sweet'
  • Height: 8 - 10 inches.
  • Spacing: 3 - 5 feet between plants, 5 - 8 feet between rows.
  • Depth: 1 - 1 1/2 inches.
  • Spread: 8 - 10 feet.
  • Light Required: Full sun.
  • Pollinator: Crimson Sweet is a seeded variety (diploid). It can be used to pollinate seedless varieties of watermelon.
  • Yield: Approximately 40 fruits per 100 foot row.
  • Foliage: Green foliage.
  • Blooms: Summer.
  • Fruit: Tough, medium-thick hard rind, light green with fine dark green stripes. Blocky. Bright deep-red flesh. 14 inches X 13 inches. 20-25 lbs.
  • Days To Maturity: 88 days.
  • Zone: 3 - 9 annual.
  • Germination: 5 - 8 days.
  • Form: Vine, annual.
  • Flower Form: Small yellow flowers.
  • Soil Requirements: Well-drained, light, rich, sandy soil.
  • Growth Rate: Medium growth rate.
  • Seed Count: Approximately 30 seeds per packet, 1 oz. is approximately 300 seeds, 1/4 lb. is approximately 750 seeds.
  • Comments: Disease resistant - fusarium wilt and anthracnose. High sugar content. Contains a few small seeds. Good keeper. Variety is at least 35 years old.

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