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Melon seeds that are quality and non-GMO like Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelons produce an abundant crop for a crisp end-of-summer delicacy.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003c!--split--\u003e \n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e Citrullus lanatus\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eVariety:\u003c\/strong\u003e “Klondike Blue Ribbon”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 80-90 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e ½-1\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1’\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6-8’\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Spreading-vine\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Fertile, light loam, well-drained and soil pH 6.5-7.5\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warm to hot\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Flea beetles, leaf miners and cabbage loopers \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Jade and light-green exterior with rose-red fruit\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Crisp, sweet with smooth texture\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSowing \u0026amp; Growing:\u003ch3\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\u003cp\u003eDirectly sow Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon seeds after your region’s final frost. In northern regions, sow seeds in late May in order to ensure warmer conditions. Plant non-GMO seeds ½-1” deep. Space plants 1’ apart and 6-8’ in between raised rows. Germination will take 5-10 days. These summer annual melons prefer soil that is sandy or has a light loaminess with a pH level of 6.5-7.5. In general, most watermelon varieties need warm and well-drained soil that’s slightly acidic or neutral. In order to grow successful watermelon crops, Klondike Striped Blue Ribbons need an organic fertilizer that is nitrogen-based. Once the watermelons begin to bloom, it’s recommended to use a fertilizer that has more potassium and phosphorus. Place cardboard or straw mulch underneath in order to lift the melons off the ground and provide them with a base. These durable watermelon seeds can tolerate a slight drop in summer temperatures. Most watermelons need higher temperatures and don’t grow well in a cooler climate. However, in comparison to other melon varieties, Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon watermelons can adapt if there’s a mild chill that fluctuates in your region. Lightly water young plants or once the soil is dry. Water less once they go to bloom, as this variety is drought-tolerant and can withstand a watermelon sunburn.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHarvesting:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e Harvest your Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon plants once they show any of the following ripe melon signs: light-yellow hue on the belly of the watermelons, dried or cracked stem, the rind feels dull to the touch or the fruit easily falls off from its stem with a gentle press. Use gardening shears to detach the melon from the stem. Don’t be discouraged if it takes some time to figure out the perfect time for harvesting your abundant watermelon crop. You can also begin checking for ripeness around 80 days from the sowing date. 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Citrullus lanatus. Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon seeds are annual heirlooms to add to your summer garden. Klondike Watermelons grow into large oblong fruits that taste bright, sweet and perfectly melts in your mouth. These non-GMO watermelon seeds will need an average-to-longer growing season. First bred in California, these durable plants can withstand slightly cooler summer temperatures and are able to adapt and tolerate a sunburn! Heirloom watermelons such as these prefer a temperature range of 70-85℉. Although these melons are seeded, the texture of Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelons are smooth and produce a less fibrous fruit. These heirloom plants can grow up to 30 lbs! Klondike Watermelons have a jade and light-green exterior with a thin rind and rose-red flesh. Melon seeds that are quality and non-GMO like Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelons produce an abundant crop for a crisp end-of-summer delicacy.\u003c\/p\u003e \n\n\u003c!--split--\u003e \n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon Garden Seeds\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLatin Name:\u003c\/strong\u003e Citrullus lanatus\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eVariety:\u003c\/strong\u003e “Klondike Blue Ribbon”\u003c\/li\u003e \n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eDays to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 80-90 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-10\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003c\/strong\u003e ½-1\"\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 1’\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 6-8’\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eGrowth Habit:\u003c\/strong\u003e Spreading-vine\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eSoil Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Fertile, light loam, well-drained and soil pH 6.5-7.5\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eTemp Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Warm to hot\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eLight Preference:\u003c\/strong\u003e Full sun\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePests\/diseases:\u003c\/strong\u003e Flea beetles, leaf miners and cabbage loopers \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Jade and light-green exterior with rose-red fruit\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Crisp, sweet with smooth texture\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSowing \u0026amp; Growing:\u003ch3\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\u003cp\u003eDirectly sow Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon seeds after your region’s final frost. In northern regions, sow seeds in late May in order to ensure warmer conditions. Plant non-GMO seeds ½-1” deep. Space plants 1’ apart and 6-8’ in between raised rows. Germination will take 5-10 days. These summer annual melons prefer soil that is sandy or has a light loaminess with a pH level of 6.5-7.5. In general, most watermelon varieties need warm and well-drained soil that’s slightly acidic or neutral. In order to grow successful watermelon crops, Klondike Striped Blue Ribbons need an organic fertilizer that is nitrogen-based. Once the watermelons begin to bloom, it’s recommended to use a fertilizer that has more potassium and phosphorus. Place cardboard or straw mulch underneath in order to lift the melons off the ground and provide them with a base. These durable watermelon seeds can tolerate a slight drop in summer temperatures. Most watermelons need higher temperatures and don’t grow well in a cooler climate. However, in comparison to other melon varieties, Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon watermelons can adapt if there’s a mild chill that fluctuates in your region. Lightly water young plants or once the soil is dry. Water less once they go to bloom, as this variety is drought-tolerant and can withstand a watermelon sunburn.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHarvesting:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e Harvest your Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon plants once they show any of the following ripe melon signs: light-yellow hue on the belly of the watermelons, dried or cracked stem, the rind feels dull to the touch or the fruit easily falls off from its stem with a gentle press. Use gardening shears to detach the melon from the stem. Don’t be discouraged if it takes some time to figure out the perfect time for harvesting your abundant watermelon crop. You can also begin checking for ripeness around 80 days from the sowing date. Larger watermelon varieties can stay on the vine for a bit longer than their smaller counterparts. Be sure to not pick your Klondike Striped Blue Ribbons too early, as their crisp bite and smooth fruit flavor is well worth the wait. Due to this melon’s thin exterior, some gardeners even eat the rind!\u003c\/p\u003e \n\u003ch3\u003eFacts:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eKlondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon non-GMO seeds were cultivated in the early 1900s by Mr. Porter. This heirloom variety originates from California and has become more durable to adapt to any garden.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eKlondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon Seeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 490 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 1,960 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 31,360 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lbs - Approximately 39,200 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e25 lbs - Approximately 196,000 Seeds \u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n"}
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80-90 days. Citrullus lanatus. Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon seeds are annual heirlooms to add to your summer garden. Klondike Watermelons grow into large oblong fruits that taste bright, sweet and perfectly melts in your mouth. These non-GMO watermelon seeds will need an average-to-longer growing season. First bred in California, these durable plants can withstand slightly cooler summer temperatures and are able to adapt and tolerate a sunburn! Heirloom watermelons such as these prefer a temperature range of 70-85℉. Although these melons are seeded, the texture of Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelons are smooth and produce a less fibrous fruit. These heirloom plants can grow up to 30 lbs! Klondike Watermelons have a jade and light-green exterior with a thin rind and rose-red flesh. Melon seeds that are quality and non-GMO like Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelons produce an abundant crop for a crisp end-of-summer delicacy.

Growing Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Citrullus lanatus
  • Variety: “Klondike Blue Ribbon”
  • Other Names:
  • Days to Maturity: 80-90 days
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-10
  • Planting Depth: ½-1"
  • Plant Spacing: 1’
  • Row Spacing: 6-8’
  • Growth Habit: Spreading-vine
  • Soil Preference: Fertile, light loam, well-drained and soil pH 6.5-7.5
  • Temp Preference: Warm to hot
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/diseases: Flea beetles, leaf miners and cabbage loopers
  • Color: Jade and light-green exterior with rose-red fruit
  • Flavor: Crisp, sweet with smooth texture

Sowing & Growing:

Directly sow Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon seeds after your region’s final frost. In northern regions, sow seeds in late May in order to ensure warmer conditions. Plant non-GMO seeds ½-1” deep. Space plants 1’ apart and 6-8’ in between raised rows. Germination will take 5-10 days. These summer annual melons prefer soil that is sandy or has a light loaminess with a pH level of 6.5-7.5. In general, most watermelon varieties need warm and well-drained soil that’s slightly acidic or neutral. In order to grow successful watermelon crops, Klondike Striped Blue Ribbons need an organic fertilizer that is nitrogen-based. Once the watermelons begin to bloom, it’s recommended to use a fertilizer that has more potassium and phosphorus. Place cardboard or straw mulch underneath in order to lift the melons off the ground and provide them with a base. These durable watermelon seeds can tolerate a slight drop in summer temperatures. Most watermelons need higher temperatures and don’t grow well in a cooler climate. However, in comparison to other melon varieties, Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon watermelons can adapt if there’s a mild chill that fluctuates in your region. Lightly water young plants or once the soil is dry. Water less once they go to bloom, as this variety is drought-tolerant and can withstand a watermelon sunburn.

Harvesting:

Harvest your Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon plants once they show any of the following ripe melon signs: light-yellow hue on the belly of the watermelons, dried or cracked stem, the rind feels dull to the touch or the fruit easily falls off from its stem with a gentle press. Use gardening shears to detach the melon from the stem. Don’t be discouraged if it takes some time to figure out the perfect time for harvesting your abundant watermelon crop. You can also begin checking for ripeness around 80 days from the sowing date. Larger watermelon varieties can stay on the vine for a bit longer than their smaller counterparts. Be sure to not pick your Klondike Striped Blue Ribbons too early, as their crisp bite and smooth fruit flavor is well worth the wait. Due to this melon’s thin exterior, some gardeners even eat the rind!

Facts:

Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon non-GMO seeds were cultivated in the early 1900s by Mr. Porter. This heirloom variety originates from California and has become more durable to adapt to any garden.

Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon Watermelon Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 oz - Approximately 490 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 1,960 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 31,360 Seeds
  • 5 lbs - Approximately 39,200 Seeds
  • 25 lbs - Approximately 196,000 Seeds
 
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