Petite Yellow Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
This round, medium sized watermelon is perfect for shorter growing seasons and small gardens. An icebox variety that won’t take up too much fridge space, Petite Yellow has aromatic yellow flesh with a bright, sweet flavor.
- 25 seeds minimum
- Germination: 5-10 days
- Maturity: 70-80 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.