Watermelon- Moon and Stars

Citrullus vulgaris

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Watermelon- Moon and Stars

Citrullus vulgaris

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:

Method: Sow direct
Sowing Depth: 20mm
When: Spring or after frost
Germination: 10-14 days @ 27-32°C
Hardiness / Life Cycle: Frost tender Annual
Row Spacing: 125cm
Plant Spacing: 75cm
Position: Full sun, moist well drained soil
Days to Maturity/Flowering: 100 days
*Notes: Needs to be well watered. Is pollinated by bees.

(Product number: E4-05)
Seeds per gram: 15 seeds

SKU E4-05
Shipping Weight 0.0012kg
Botanical name: Citrullus vulgaris
Botanical synonyms: Citrullus lanatus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 10 seeds
Seeds per gram: 15
Photo credits:

Photo by Nadiatalent / CC BY-SA 3.0

Photo by J. Michael Raby / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0

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