Crimson Sweet - Watermelon


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Looking for a delicious summer treat? Check out Crimson Sweet Watermelon! This heirloom watermelon was introduced by Charles V. Hall of Kansas State University in 1963 and is an All American Selection winner. It's a red diploid hybrid with excellent red flesh and a light green rine with dark narrow stripes. This round melon weighs 6-9 lbs and has a very high sugar content, making it the perfect sweet treat! So next time you're in the mood for something refreshing, pick up a Crimson Sweet Watermelon and enjoy the sweet taste of summer! 1g ~ 20 seeds.

Direct seed 2 to 3 weeks after average last frost date and when daytime soil temperatures are near 70°F. Or, start watermelon seed indoors 3-4 weeks before your anticipated planting date. Set transplants in the garden 2 to 3 weeks after danger of frost has passed. Watermelon seedlings are tender. Do not disturb roots when transplanting, and water thoroughly. Optimum soil temperature for seed germination is 70-90°F. Delay transplanting until your soil has thoroughly warmed up in the spring. Watermelons are a true warm season crop and can benefit from planting on black plastic and/or using row covers.

Scientific Name: Citrullus lanatus
Days to Maturity: 90
Seed Depth: 1"
Days to Sprout: 5-10
Plant Spacing: 24-48"
Row Spacing: 4-6'
Light Requirements: Sunny
Plant Height: 6-12"
Life Cycle: Annual
Frost Hardy: No

Customer Reviews

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Dawn Schenk

Unfortunately with the drought and heat in Texas I have not planted any seeds at this time

Thank you for your review, Dawn. I'm sorry to hear that you haven't been able to plant any Crimson Sweet Watermelon Seeds due to the drought and heat in Texas this year. We hope things improve soon so you can get planting!