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Sugar Baby seeds are less intimidating to grow as a new gardener, due to their quick maturity and adaptability from warm-to-hot conditions.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Sugar Baby 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 “Non-GMO Sugar Baby”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e”picnic”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eWatermelon Days to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 75-88 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003cstrong\u003e ¼-1\"\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-4’\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 5-6’\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, sandy and well-drained with 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 Nematodes, melon aphids and anthracnose\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Dark-green oval-shaped exterior with bright-red fruit\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Juicy, high sugar content, very sweet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSowing \u0026amp; Growing:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDirect-sow Sugar Baby Watermelon seeds 2 weeks after your region’s final frost or once the soil has warmed to 70℉. In cooler regions, you can start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before your region’s final frost, by first sowing Sugar Baby Watermelon seeds in pea pots ¼” deep. Germination will take 10 days. Once the seedlings have their first set of true leaves, transplant young watermelons to a sunny location in raised hills spaced 4-6’ apart, thinned to 2-3 plants per hill. Water Sugar Baby Watermelons 1-2” per week until their fruits grow. It’s recommended to use drip irrigation and well-draining soil, as watermelon plants are more vulnerable to certain soilborne diseases. For Sugar Baby seeds, use fertile soil with a pH level between 6.5-7.5. As a general rule for growing crops successfully, be sure to expose watermelons to the heat, loamy soil that isn’t too wet. Watch with a careful eye. For supporting the plants’ vine-growth, and providing more space and sunlight, it’s advised to use a trellis. 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Citrullus lanatus. When it comes to sweet, Sugar Baby Watermelons would be in the royal family of heirloom seeds. These summer melons are packed with “brix”, which means they contain a high percentage of sugar. Their almost candy-coated sweetness is grown as a valuable crop for commercial gardeners and farmers. These non-GMO watermelon seeds are warm season annual plants and can be sown earlier than other varieties. Sugar Baby seeds are also fast-growing and mature as early as 75 days from their sowing date! As durable heirloom plants, they get their name for a reason. These small and round watermelons grow up to 8-10 lbs and don’t compromise their delicious taste. Sugar Baby seeds are less intimidating to grow as a new gardener, due to their quick maturity and adaptability from warm-to-hot conditions.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!--split--\u003e\n\u003ch2\u003eGrowing Sugar Baby 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 “Non-GMO Sugar Baby”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eOther Names:\u003c\/strong\u003e”picnic”\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eWatermelon Days to Maturity:\u003c\/strong\u003e 75-88 days\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eHardiness Zones:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-9\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePlanting Depth:\u003cstrong\u003e ¼-1\"\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003ePlant Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 3-4’\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eRow Spacing:\u003c\/strong\u003e 5-6’\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, sandy and well-drained with 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 Nematodes, melon aphids and anthracnose\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eColor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Dark-green oval-shaped exterior with bright-red fruit\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003cstrong\u003eFlavor:\u003c\/strong\u003e Juicy, high sugar content, very sweet\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cbr\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSowing \u0026amp; Growing:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDirect-sow Sugar Baby Watermelon seeds 2 weeks after your region’s final frost or once the soil has warmed to 70℉. In cooler regions, you can start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before your region’s final frost, by first sowing Sugar Baby Watermelon seeds in pea pots ¼” deep. Germination will take 10 days. Once the seedlings have their first set of true leaves, transplant young watermelons to a sunny location in raised hills spaced 4-6’ apart, thinned to 2-3 plants per hill. Water Sugar Baby Watermelons 1-2” per week until their fruits grow. It’s recommended to use drip irrigation and well-draining soil, as watermelon plants are more vulnerable to certain soilborne diseases. For Sugar Baby seeds, use fertile soil with a pH level between 6.5-7.5. As a general rule for growing crops successfully, be sure to expose watermelons to the heat, loamy soil that isn’t too wet. Watch with a careful eye. For supporting the plants’ vine-growth, and providing more space and sunlight, it’s advised to use a trellis. Since Sugar Baby watermelons are smaller than other varieties, some of them may be mature enough for picking 60 days from the sowing date. Be sure to look for visual cues before harvesting. You can also hold the watermelons to see if they’re heavy, which indicates ripeness.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHarvesting:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHarvest Sugar Baby Watermelons 75 days from the sowing date or once the coils of the vines have completely dried and the stem has turned brown. When checking to see if your watermelon plants are ripe enough, look for a light-yellow color and use the classic “thump” method. Give a gentle knock on the rind and listen for a hollow sound, which means they’re ready to pick. You can harvest mature watermelons by cutting them off from their primary vine with a gardening knife. To keep Sugar Baby Watermelons fresh, it’s recommended to store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. With cut watermelon, wrap in plastic to keep for 3 days.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eFacts:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSugar Baby seeds were cultivated in 1956 and are often referred to as “picnic” watermelons, since they can easily fit into a small container on-the-go.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eSeeds Per Package:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 oz - Approximately 420 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e4 oz - Approximately 1,680 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e1 lb - Approximately 6,720 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e5 lbs - Approximately 33,600 Seeds\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e"}
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75-88 days. Citrullus lanatus. When it comes to sweet, Sugar Baby Watermelons would be in the royal family of heirloom seeds. These summer melons are packed with “brix”, which means they contain a high percentage of sugar. Their almost candy-coated sweetness is grown as a valuable crop for commercial gardeners and farmers. These non-GMO watermelon seeds are warm season annual plants and can be sown earlier than other varieties. Sugar Baby seeds are also fast-growing and mature as early as 75 days from their sowing date! As durable heirloom plants, they get their name for a reason. These small and round watermelons grow up to 8-10 lbs and don’t compromise their delicious taste. Sugar Baby seeds are less intimidating to grow as a new gardener, due to their quick maturity and adaptability from warm-to-hot conditions.

Growing Sugar Baby Watermelon Garden Seeds

  • Latin Name: Citrullus lanatus
  • Variety: “Non-GMO Sugar Baby”
  • Other Names:”picnic”
  • Watermelon Days to Maturity: 75-88 days
  • Hardiness Zones: 3-9
  • Planting Depth: ¼-1"
  • Plant Spacing: 3-4’
  • Row Spacing: 5-6’
  • Growth Habit: Spreading-vine
  • Soil Preference: Fertile, sandy and well-drained with soil pH 6.5-7.5
  • Temp Preference: Warm to hot
  • Light Preference: Full sun
  • Pests/diseases: Nematodes, melon aphids and anthracnose
  • Color: Dark-green oval-shaped exterior with bright-red fruit
  • Flavor: Juicy, high sugar content, very sweet

Sowing & Growing:

Direct-sow Sugar Baby Watermelon seeds 2 weeks after your region’s final frost or once the soil has warmed to 70℉. In cooler regions, you can start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before your region’s final frost, by first sowing Sugar Baby Watermelon seeds in pea pots ¼” deep. Germination will take 10 days. Once the seedlings have their first set of true leaves, transplant young watermelons to a sunny location in raised hills spaced 4-6’ apart, thinned to 2-3 plants per hill. Water Sugar Baby Watermelons 1-2” per week until their fruits grow. It’s recommended to use drip irrigation and well-draining soil, as watermelon plants are more vulnerable to certain soilborne diseases. For Sugar Baby seeds, use fertile soil with a pH level between 6.5-7.5. As a general rule for growing crops successfully, be sure to expose watermelons to the heat, loamy soil that isn’t too wet. Watch with a careful eye. For supporting the plants’ vine-growth, and providing more space and sunlight, it’s advised to use a trellis. Since Sugar Baby watermelons are smaller than other varieties, some of them may be mature enough for picking 60 days from the sowing date. Be sure to look for visual cues before harvesting. You can also hold the watermelons to see if they’re heavy, which indicates ripeness.

Harvesting:

Harvest Sugar Baby Watermelons 75 days from the sowing date or once the coils of the vines have completely dried and the stem has turned brown. When checking to see if your watermelon plants are ripe enough, look for a light-yellow color and use the classic “thump” method. Give a gentle knock on the rind and listen for a hollow sound, which means they’re ready to pick. You can harvest mature watermelons by cutting them off from their primary vine with a gardening knife. To keep Sugar Baby Watermelons fresh, it’s recommended to store in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. With cut watermelon, wrap in plastic to keep for 3 days.

Facts:

Sugar Baby seeds were cultivated in 1956 and are often referred to as “picnic” watermelons, since they can easily fit into a small container on-the-go.

Seeds Per Package:

  • 1 oz - Approximately 420 Seeds
  • 4 oz - Approximately 1,680 Seeds
  • 1 lb - Approximately 6,720 Seeds
  • 5 lbs - Approximately 33,600 Seeds
 
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