Watermelon - Organic Stone Mountain
The Stone Mountain Watermelon (citrullus lanatus), plant produces 30 lb. fruits with a slightly oval shape and a dark green rind and sweet, juicy red flesh. This thick, split-resistant rind makes it great for shipping and storage.
- SESE Certified Organic Seeds 3g (20-60 seeds, average 39).
Growing Info: 95 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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