watermelon

Watermelon

(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.

 
 
Navajo Winter Watermelon

Navajo Winter Watermelon WM185

85 days. Thick light green to striped rind; medium pink to red crisp, sweet... Read More
         
 
 
$3.00
 
Wilson's Sweet

Wilson's Sweet Watermelon WM161

80 days. Very unique spotted rind, with very crisp, sweet red flesh that... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
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
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Kolb's Gem or American Champion

Kolb's Gem or American Champion Watermelon WM102

100 days. Huge melons that have grown as large as 130 lbs.! This variety... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Sugar Baby Watermelon

Sugar Baby Watermelon WM132

79 days. The #1 icebox sized melon! Early! 6-10 lb. melons are great for... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Georgia Rattlesnake

Georgia Rattlesnake Watermelon WM113

90 days. A longtime Southern favorite, thought to have been developed in... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
Blacktail Mountain Watermelon

Blacktail Mountain Watermelon WM129

70 days. One of the earliest watermelons we know of, superb for the north,... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Crimson Sweet

Crimson Sweet Watermelon WM115

85 days. AAS/Winner-1964, very popular. Crisp and sweet, medium-red flesh,... Read More
         
 
 
$1.75
 
Orangeglo

Orangeglo Watermelon WM127

85 days. Beautiful, deep orange flesh; very sweet, excellent, almost tropical... Read More
         
 
 
$2.75
 
Ali Baba Watermelon

Ali Baba Watermelon WM152

Our favorite watermelon! We introduced this fine variety about 10 years... Read More
         
 
 
$2.50
 
 
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