Golden Midget Watermelon

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Golden Midget Watermelon

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - An outstanding little watermelon, with golden-yellow rind and salmon-pink flesh. Pleasantly sweet, about 3 pounds in weight. Bred by Elwyn Meader and Albert Yaeger at UNH in 1959; a cross between New Hampshire Midget and Pumpkin Rind. Has a built-in ripeness indicator: fruits turn yellow when ready. Very early variety, ripening in just 70 days. 

Characteristics: 

  • Fruits grow to 3 pounds
  • Salmon-pink flesh, golden yellow rind
  • Fruits turn yellow when ready to harvest
  • Good for short seasons
  • Ripens in 70 days
  • 25 seeds 

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 8' apart in all directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can also be started indoors 4 weeks before transplanting out. Watermelons love heat and prefer sandy or light-textured soils. 

Plant 1/2" deep

Hill 6-8 seeds together

Thin to 3-4 plants

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