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Mountain Sweet Yellow

Large, Sweet Yellow That's Very Productive


Mountain Sweet Yellow Watermelon has a deep, rich yellow flesh with a pleasingly firm texture and delightfully sweet flavor. Productive and reliable vines produce lots of 20-35 lb. oblong fruits with dark green rinds striped with light green. Tasty and attractive, it's a top choice for fresh markets. Mountain Sweet Yellow performs very well in the north. Watermelon seeds can be sown directly into the ground in warmer climates. In areas with shorter growing seasons, start seeds indoors and transplant to the garden after the danger of frost has passed. Fruits are ready for harvest when the underside of the fruits changes from greenish white to creamy white. Approx. 25 seeds per pkt. 90 DAYS.

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  • Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus 'Mountain Sweet'
  • Spacing: 1 in. deep, 4 - 5 to a hill. spacing hills 6 feet apart. When seedlings grow 2 - 3 inches tall, thin to 2 plants per hill.
  • Depth: 1 - 1 1/2 in.
  • Light Required: Full sun
  • Pollinator: Self.
  • Yield: High yields
  • Foliage: Green, typical watermelon foliage
  • Fruit: Deep yellow, sugary sweet, very firm flesh, with black seeds. High sugar content. Oblong shape. Dark green rind with light green stripes. 20-35 lbs.
  • Days To Maturity: 90 days
  • Zone: 3-9 (Annual)
  • Germination: 3 - 10 days
  • Form: Vine
  • Soil Requirements: Light, rich, sandy, well-drained soil.
  • Seed Count: Approx. 25 seeds per packet
  • Comments: Beautiful deep, rich yellow flesh, dotted with black seeds, has a pleasingly firm texture and delightfully sweet flavor. An excellent choice for fresh markets, as it is not only beautiful and delicious, but also very productive and reliable. This variety performs well in the north, as it comes from the very popular Mountain Sweet that was a favorite in the Northeast in the 1800's

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