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Golden Midget Watermelon
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  • Golden Midget Watermelon

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Golden Midget Watermelon (25-35 seeds) (WM107) $2.50
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BULK SEED 1 oz (WM107C) $8.00
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Golden Midget Watermelon

         
 
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70 days. A beautiful miniature watermelon that weighs around 3 lbs. It's easy to tell when they are ripe, as the rind turns a lovely golden yellow when ready for harvest, a very beautiful contrast with the salmon-pink colored flesh. The taste is sweet and refreshing. Very early, matures in just 70 days. Developed by the late Dr. Elwyn Meader, UNH in 1959. Unique.

 
Golden Midget Watermelon
Overall Rating:
         
3.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 11
Easy to Grow 3.5
EarlyMaturity 3.0

36.4% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
MikeOhlh
Location:
Shiner, TX
Date:
September 27, 2013
          3.0
 
Just ok
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 4.0
 

What are the pros? Produced well

What are the cons? Low Sweetness

Review:

I planted these in the late Spring/early Summer in Central Texas, I did water it well and it grew quickly. Then I watered less since I did not want to run the well dry, and it was hor and dry. They put on melons, so I decided to try to at least give them enough water to keep them alive. They were ripe when the color had been completely yellow for about 4-5 days. (I did let a couple get too ripe and split) I also raise hogs so they get the split ones. These had good Watermelon flavor, but were hardy sweet at all. We tried 6 or 7 of them and I ate one just for spite, lol. I will grow them again, but just for the animals to enjoy. They were the first melons we had by nearly a month.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

4 out of 8 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Kim
Location:
SanTan Valley, AZ
Date:
September 14, 2013
          1.0
 
Awful
Easy to Grow 5.0
EarlyMaturity 5.0
 

What are the pros? none

What are the cons? EVERYTHING

Review:

small watermelons loaded with big seeds, useless, can't even make juice as the fruit is as bland as bland can be-throw away your seeds and doN't waste your time. I gave 50 plus fruits to the coyotes in the desert--they probably won't eat it--too many seeds and too bland! easy to grow-good for NOTHING!

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

2 out of 2 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
MeganA
Location:
Chicago, IL
Date:
August 12, 2013
          2.0
 
A disappointment
Easy to Grow 0.0
EarlyMaturity 0.0
 

What are the pros? .

What are the cons? .

Review:

I grew three plants and only got four fruit. Like others have said, the flavor is very, very mild. There are lots of seeds, which is good for saving, but annoying while eating. I wasn't impressed and will definitely try something else next year.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

4 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
Sweetee112
Date:
November 3, 2012
          1.0
 
Not a good choice for me
Easy to Grow 2.0
EarlyMaturity 1.0
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

I grow various types of melons every year and thought I'd try these. We live in southern Mississippi and melons generally do very well here except this one. The vines were very slow to grow and just when they started blooming, the vines died. I had given my neighbor some seeds and his vines did the same. One vine survived and produced 1 melon that quickly rotted.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

Was this review helpful? Yes  No

3 out of 4 people found the following review helpful:

Nickname:
kinglerch
Date:
August 22, 2012
          4.0
 
decent watermelon
Easy to Grow 4.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

What are the pros?

What are the cons?

Review:

these have a unique flavor, but seem to go from underripe to overripe pretty quick. the flavor is good but not great, and has a tremendous amount of seeds. they are easy to tell just how ripe they are by how much green is left on the rind, but need a decoder ring to determine exactly when to pick. i enjoyed these but probably will choose another next time.

Would you recommend this product to a friend? No

Was this review helpful? Yes  No
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