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Watermelon Seeds - Calsweet

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Non-GMO Calsweet Watermelon Seeds. Calsweet Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus), is a bold favorite among avid watermelon growers. A 30-35 lb. fruit with a very fine and sweet texture. They take 90-110 days before they're ready to harvest

Calsweet Watermelon - Non-GMO Garden Seeds

Calsweet Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus), is raved about by professional and at-home growers because of its reliable results and uncompromised flavor! High yields and consistent growth is prized because growing watermelon takes all summer long!

Calsweet Watermelon is an annual in zones 3-9. If outside of these zones, consider growing indoors in a greenhouse. The plant will produce flowers over its growth cycle. It is best to deadhead these blooms to promote fruit growth.

Perfect for picnics and summer snacks!

Latin Name: Citrullus lanatus “Calsweet”
Variety: Calsweet
Other Names:
Seeds per Oz: Approx 500
Days to Maturity: Approx 90-100 days

Features:
Non-GMO: Yes
Organic: No
Heirloom: No
Treated: No
Pelleted: No
Hybrid: No
Open Pollinated: Yes

Plant Type: Annual, Tender Annual
Hardiness Zone: 3-9
Uses: Smoothies, Juices, Eating Raw, Pickling
Temp Preference: Warmer
Light Preference: Full Sun
Resistances: None

Comments: Susceptible to cucumber beetles and melon aphids and to fungal diseases like gummy stem blight, anthracnose, and downy mildew.
Seed Planting Depth Seeds per Ounce Germination Temperature Days to Germination Row Spacing Plant Spacing 100' Row Yield Sun
1 inch Approx 500 80 to 85 F 7-14 days 8-10 feet 1-3 feet 40 melons Full Sun

Sowing: Can be sown indoors 4-6 weeks before the last frost date or outdoors when night temperatures are above 60° F for two weeks. This will result in an autumn crop. Plant 3 seeds ½ inch down and cover with ¼ inch of soil. Thin seedlings to 2 seedlings.

Transplanting: First, “harden off” your plant for up to 14 days before transplanting. Prep the bed, by turning the soil under 8 inches. Dig a whole big enough for the entire root structure. Loosen the dirt around the root structure, and place the plant in the whole covering the roots. Water thoroughly. Holes should be at least 12 inches apart.

Soil Preference: A rich fertile loam, well-drained and warm. Prefers a light acidic soil.

Other Tips:Try all of the methods to check for ripeness. Give the thick rind a thump. A dull sound usually means it’s ready. Check the bottom. If it is a cream color rather than white, it may be ready. Scratch the rind. If it comes off fairly easily, that may also be a sign of ripeness.

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