(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.

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
Jubilee Bush Watermelon

Jubilee Bush Watermelon WM194

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

Jubilee Watermelon WM130

90 days. Long, oval shaped fruit with very tasty flesh that is deep red... Read More
Kleckley's Sweet

Kleckley's Sweet Watermelon WM106

85 days. Bright red, with a high sugar content, this heirloom has been... Read More
Klondike Blue Ribbon Striped

Klondike Blue Ribbon Striped Watermelon WM125

85 days. Delicious red flesh that is very sweet and crisp; has been a family... Read More
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

Ledmon Watermelon WM177

Renowned watermelon developed in South Carolina by J.E. Lednum in the early... Read More
Long Milky Way - Moon and Stars Watermelon

Long Milky Way - Moon and Stars Watermelon WM153

95 days. Brilliant red, sweet and crisp, this elongated variety of the... Read More

Melitopolski Watermelon WM134

An early variety from the Volga river region of Russia. Round, 10" fruit... 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
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

Montenegro Man Watermelon WM182

80 days. Outstanding ice-box-type watermelon that we received from the... Read More
Moon and Stars Watermelon

Moon and Stars Watermelon WM121

95 days. Legendary Heirloom Variety rediscovered in Macon, Missouri. Can... 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
Navajo Winter Watermelon

Navajo Winter Watermelon WM185

85 days. Thick light green to striped rind; medium pink to red crisp, sweet... Read More
Orange Flesh Tendersweet

Orange Flesh Tendersweet Watermelon WM131

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

Orangeglo Watermelon WM127

85 days. Beautiful, deep orange flesh; very sweet, excellent, almost tropical... Read More
Peacock Striped

Peacock Striped Watermelon WM126

87 days. A good-sized melon with fine-textured, bright red flesh; another... Read More
Picnic Watermelon

Picnic Watermelon WM141

90-100 days. These beautiful, oval melons have dark green, glossy rinds... Read More
Royal Golden Watermelon

Royal Golden Watermelon WM160

The most beautiful watermelon we carry; the rind of this heirloom turns... Read More
Scaly Bark

Scaly Bark Watermelon WM174

This truly historic variety was listed in the1885 Retail Catalogue of the... Read More
Stone Mountain

Stone Mountain Watermelon WM164

A legendary commercial melon from the early 20th century. Stone Mountain... 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
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
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