Watermelon- Moon and Stars
Synonyms: Citrullus lanatus
- Summer vine fruit
- Large fruit to 9kg
- Attractive green skin with yellow spots
Summer vine fruit. Large fruit growing to 9kg. A very attractive and unusual fruit with dark green skin covered in small yellow specks with the occasional large yellow spot. Sweet red flesh. Named after of the skins likeness to a starry night sky. Leaves also have yellow specks. Heirloom first introduced in 1920's that almost became extinct until it was saved and reintroduced in the 1990's.
How to sow and grow:
|When:||Spring or after frost|
|Germination:||10-14 days @ 27-32°C|
|Hardiness / Life Cycle:||Frost tender Annual|
|Position:||Full sun, moist well drained soil|
|Days to Maturity/Flowering:||100 days|
(Product number: E4-05)
Seeds per gram: 15 seeds
|Botanical name:||Citrullus vulgaris|
|Botanical synonyms:||Citrullus lanatus|
|Packet type:||Standard seed packet|
|Packet quantity:||10 seeds|
|Seeds per gram:||15|
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