Crimson sweet Red ,Watermelon seeds ,Non-GMO Heirloom

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Crimson sweet Red watermelon seeds -- Non-GMO Heirloom 

Garden,planting,crisp texture,rich flavor,Organic,Red Flesh,Water melon,Super Sweet,Fruit,Juicy,Garden Must Have

Detailed Crimson Sweet Watermelon Info: Citrullus lanatus. Annual. 85 days. 580 seeds per oz. 6-12" height. 5-6' spacing. Produces nearly round 25 lb. average striped green watermelons with crimson flesh.
85 days. Watermelon  the word brings to mind the long, lazy days of summer, picnics and barbecues. Biting into a fresh, crisp, sweet watermelon dripping with juice is one of the pleasures highly anticipated in the cold days of winter. Crimson Sweet is a high quality old standard of home gardens. 20 - 25 pound fruit with bright crimson flesh.
Watermelons
Citrullus lanatus
This extremely popular full-sized watermelon has juicy red Flesh, high sugar content, few seeds, crisp texture, and rich flavor. An All America Selections Winner in 1964, it is disease resistant and thrives in most climates. Perfect for large family reunions or beach picnics!
Open Pollinated
Size: 8 -10 feet vines, 15-20 lb fruit
Disease Resistant: Fusarium races 1,2; Anthracnose races 1,3
Hardiness: Tender Annual
Easy to Grow: Yes
Sun: Full
Water: Moderate
Seed Planting Depth: 0.50"
Days to Germination: 7-12 days
Plant spacing within a row: 12"-24"

Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant in hills of 2-3 plants per hill at 60-72% apart, and 1' below soil surface.

Harvesting:
It can be tricky to know exactly when a watermelon is ripe and ready to pick. First, know the number of days to harvest and begin checking fruits as harvest date draws closer. Signs to look for are:
(1) the bottom of the melon (where it lies on the soil) turns from light green to a yellowish color. (2) the surface color of the fruit turns dull; (3) the skin becomes resistant to penetration by the thumbnail and is rough to the touch; and (4) light green, curly tendrils on the stem near the point of attachment of the melon start to yellow and turn brown. All of these indicators may not necessarily occur at the same time.




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