Clay County Yellow Meat Watermelon
90 days. Extremely rare heirloom from Clay County, Alabama. Our original seed has been stored in a freezer since 1976. Yellow-fleshed watermelons reach 50 lbs, and are reputed to be the sweetest, best-tasting yellow-fleshed watermelons grown. Has been grown for at least 100 years. Produced well in spite of drought in our 2008 trials.
- Full Sun
- Sprouts in 5-10 Days
- Ideal Temperature: 70-95 Degrees F
- Seed Depth: 1/2-1 inch
- Plant Spacing: 3'
- Frost Hardy: No
- Citrullus vulgaris
Growing Tips: Direct seed, or set out indoor-started transplants after last frost date when really warm weather has arrived. Needs rich soil (amend with compost) and plenty of moisture.