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- Watermelon - Organic Strawberry Melon
Watermelon - Organic Strawberry Melon
The Strawberry Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is an oval melon with a two-tone dark and light wavy-green striped rind (outer layer) with strawberry red flesh offering delicate texture and outstanding flavor with white seeds. These long melons (measuring 8" x 20" and weighing 15-25 lbs. are very good at resisting diseases.
- SESE Certified Organic Seeds 3g (approximately 31 seeds).
Growing Info: 85 days. Space 12-18 in. apart in rows 6-8 ft. apart. Vines require anywhere from 36-100 sq. ft. of vine space. Don’t disturb vines while fruit is ripening or else fruit may ripen unevenly. When a watermelon is ripe, it will have a hollow sound when you knock it with your knuckles: The melon sounds more like your chest when it is ripe; when over-ripe, it sounds more like your stomach.
Health Benefits: Watermelon helps to keep you hydrated as it is 92% water. It also contains nutrients and beneficial compounds including Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Potassium, Magnesium and vitamins B1, B5, & B6.
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