Watermelon - Crimson Sweet
The Crimson Sweet Watermelon has an exceptionally sweet, deep red flesh that hides behind a distinctively dark green striped rind. These round melons are high in vitamins A, B, and C and can grow to 25 pounds. They're a main season favorite. Crisp and intensely sweet with high sugar content.
- FM Seeds 2 g packet
Growing Info: 85 days to mature after germination. Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Take care not to disturb roots when transplanting. Or, sow a few seeds over a hill 9 to 12 inches tall and 2 feet across. When the plants are 3 inches tall, thin by cutting to 3 plants per hill. Use a balanced fertilizer to increase yield.
Suggestions: Choose a site with good drainage, good air circulation, and full sun. They're ready to harvest when the skin on the underside turns yellow and when a thump with knuckles produces a hollow sound.
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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