Orangeglo Watermelon Heirloom 1960's

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF

Orangeglo Watermelon Heirloom 1960's

$3.25 $3.75 -14% OFF
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Product description

The Seed Savers Exchange - An extraordinary watermelon offered by the Willhite Seed Company in the early 1960s. The fiery orange flesh is sugary, delicious, and crisp. Large oblong fruits average 25 pounds. A reliable producer and Heritage Farm favorite. 90-100 days. 

Characteristics: 

  • Oblong fruits grow to 25 pounds
  • Orange flesh
  • Sugary, sweet, crisp flesh
  • Reliable producer
  • 90-100 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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