(Citrullus vulgaris) We’re #1 in watermelon varieties– check our selection! We carry watermelon seed for wide range of sizes and colors. Plant heirloom watermelon seeds in late spring; the plants thrive in summer heat. A longstanding crop in the South where it was originally transported by slaves from Africa.





Sow the seed one-half inch deep outdoors after frost-season is over and soil is warm. Soil should be rich and well-amended with compost or manure. Sow the seed 12 inches  apart, in rows 6 feet apart. They may be started indoors from seed no more than 2-3 weeks prior to setting-out date, and never let watermelon seedlings become root-bound in their pots.

Colorado Preserving or Reed Seeded Citron

Colorado Preserving or Red Seeded Citron Watermelon WM142

90 days. This variety of melon was used in the 19th century for making... Read More
Thai Baby Watermelon

Thai Baby Watermelon WM143

This is the variety used in Thailand when they are about 3inches long.... Read More
White Wonder

White Wonder Watermelon WM150

80 days Beautiful, snow-white flesh is so pale it's almost transparent!... Read More
Ali Baba Watermelon

Ali Baba Watermelon WM152

Our favorite watermelon! We introduced this fine variety about 10 years... Read More
Wilson's Sweet

Wilson's Sweet Watermelon WM161

80 days. Very unique spotted rind, with very crisp, sweet red flesh that... Read More
Sweet Siberian Watermelon

Sweet Siberian Watermelon WM167

80-90 days. Luscious, apricot-colored flesh is very sweet and flavorful.... Read More
Hopi Yellow Watermelon

Hopi Yellow Watermelon WM176

This variety from the Hopi people has bright, golden-yellow flesh that... Read More
Golden Honey Watermelon

Golden Honey Watermelon WM193

80-90 days. Dark Green rind conceals the light golden-yellow flesh which... Read More
Jubilee Bush Watermelon

Jubilee Bush Watermelon WM194

90 days. Bush-type plant spreads 3-5 feet. 10 to 13 pound oblong fruit... Read More

Tendergold Watermelon WM195

80 days. A fairly early orange-fleshed variety that has great taste and... Read More

Irish Grey Watermelon WM188

85 days. Oblong fruits of pale green are red-fleshed, sweet and so juicy!... Read More

Montenegro Man Watermelon WM182

80 days. Outstanding ice-box-type watermelon that we received from the... Read More
Sweet Dakota Rose Watermelon

Sweet Dakota Rose Watermelon WM200

80-90 days—One of the best-tasting and most reliable newer open-pollinated... Read More
Sugar Baby Bush

Sugar Baby Bush Watermelon WM198

Here is an exciting variety for small gardens; the dwarf vines only grow... Read More
Moon and Stars Yellow Flesh

Moon and Stars Yellow Flesh Watermelon WM122

90-95 days. Rare, this is the yellow-meated strain of this fine heirloom;... Read More

Orangeglo Watermelon WM127

85 days. Beautiful, deep orange flesh; very sweet, excellent, almost tropical... Read More
Blacktail Mountain Watermelon

Blacktail Mountain Watermelon WM129

70 days. One of the earliest watermelons we know of, superb for the north,... Read More
Orange Flesh Tendersweet

Orange Flesh Tendersweet Watermelon WM131

90 days. Excellent, deep orange flesh; very sweet and crisp, flavor lives... Read More
Katanya Watermelon

Katanya Watermelon WM169

60-70 days. Dark green fruit have beautiful rosy red-colored flesh that... Read More
Black Seeded Ice Cream Watermelon

Black Seeded Ice Cream Watermelon WM170

90 days. A sweet-flavored, pink-fleshed watermelon that has a pale greenish... Read More
Strawberry Watermelon

Strawberry Watermelon WM196

85 days. Flesh is a gorgeous strawberry pink, ripening to within a half-inch... Read More
Chilean Black Seedless

Chilean Black-Seeded Watermelon WM103

90 days. Very rare! A pre-1910 heirloom that is nearly extinct. It is very... Read More

Melitopolski Watermelon WM134

An early variety from the Volga river region of Russia. Round, 10" fruit... Read More
Missouri Heirloom Yellow Flesh

Missouri Heirloom Yellow Flesh Watermelon WM159

We are excited to offer this great old variety from the "Show Me" state.... Read More
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