(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.

Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain Watermelon WM164

A legendary commercial melon from the early 20th century. Stone Mountain... Read More
Japanese Cream Fleshed Suika Watermelon

Japanese Cream Fleshed Suika Watermelon WM168

85 days. A small Japanese type watermelon. 6-12 lb ice-box-sized fruit... Read More

Ledmon Watermelon WM177

Renowned watermelon developed in South Carolina by J.E. Lednum in the early... Read More
Mississippi Cobb Gem Watermelon

Mississippi Cobb Gem Watermelon WM181

85-90 days. Local selection of Cobb's Gem, reputed to be even bigger and... Read More
Ancient Watermelon

Ancient Watermelon WM187

This melon has a green rind and succulent red flesh that is of excellent... Read More
Navajo Winter Watermelon

Navajo Winter Watermelon WM185

85 days. Thick light green to striped rind; medium pink to red crisp, sweet... Read More
Janosik Watermelon

Janosik Watermelon WM204

80 days. Yellow-fleshed Polish variety. Oblong fruits to about 10 lbs.... Read More
King and Queen Winter Watermelon

King and Queen Winter Watermelon WM203

Storage or “winter” melon that has unusually long shelf-life. Rind is the... Read More
White Sugar Lump

White Sugar Lump Watermelon WM166

We at last have a limited supply of seed for this very rare melon. The... Read More
Scaly Bark

Scaly Bark Watermelon WM174

This truly historic variety was listed in the1885 Retail Catalogue of the... Read More
Arkansas Black Watermelon

Arkansas Black Watermelon WM189

85 days. Oblong fruits reach around 18 " in length, 15-20 lb, crimson flesh.... Read More
Golden Russian Watermelon

Golden Russian Watermelon WM190

An introduction we received from our Ukrainian connection. It has a dark... Read More
Cypriot Watermelon

Cypriot Watermelon WW113

Citrullus lanatus We discovered this classic Cypriot watermelon in 1996... Read More
Makataan Watemelon

Makataan Watermelon WW134

Exclusive listing with Baker Creek! This rare and unusual preserving melon... Read More
Carolina Cross 180

Carolina Cross 180 Watermelon WM199

90 days—One of the largest types we sell--oblong fruits have reached 200... Read More
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