- This old Southern favorite was developed in the 1830's continues to stick around for its strong growth, good shipping characteristics, and averages 25-50 lbs.
Citrullus lunatus (90 days) AKA "Gypsy" and "Augusta Rattesnake" watermelon. Georgia Rattlesnake is said to have been developed in the 1830s. It has been an old Southern favorite for a long time. Crisp, sweet and juicy. A real favorite with the kids. Georgia Rattlesnake averages 25-50 pounds. The flesh is bright scarlet, crisp and very sweet. Approx. 250 seeds/ounce.