Crimson Sweet Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
Nothing says ‘summertime’ quite like slicing into the emerald-striped rind and ruby-red flesh of a Crimson Sweet! Make sure to provide ample growing space for this popular variety’s lengthy vines and large fruits, which reach up to 25 pounds.
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 85-90 days
- Direct sow ½-1” deep in full sun after last frost or start indoors 3-4 weeks prior to last frost. Harden off seedlings before planting. Watermelon seedlings prefer not to be disturbed; direct sow is suggested.
- Sow seeds 6” apart. Space plants 18” apart in rows 6-8’ apart.