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well drained, rich
Watermelon, Crimson Sweet Packet
Watermelon, Crimson Sweet
Item # 5219 Citrullus lanatus
The Crimson Sweet Watermelon has firm, fine textured flesh that holds up on vine or shelf. It is brilliant red with few seeds, and is extra sweet. Oval light green with dark stripes grows to 25 pounds. Disease resistant. 1 oz. Plants 25 hills.
Planting guide: Plant after danger of frost in hills 6 to 8 feet apart. Plant seed not over one inch deep 4 to 6 to the hill, pressing soil firmly over them. When plants are well established thin to 2 to each hill. For an earlier harvest, start seeds indoors, 6-8 weeks before last frost, harden off seedlings and transplant.
These items are useful when starting seeds indoors for transplanting: