(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.

Georgia Rattlesnake

Georgia Rattlesnake Watermelon WM113

90 days. A longtime Southern favorite, thought to have been developed in... Read More
Crimson Sweet

Crimson Sweet Watermelon WM115

85 days. AAS/Winner-1964, very popular. Crisp and sweet, medium-red flesh,... Read More
Sugar Baby Watermelon

Sugar Baby Watermelon WM132

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

Orangeglo Watermelon WM127

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

Ali Baba Watermelon WM152

Our favorite watermelon! We introduced this fine variety about 10 years... 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
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