Watermelon- Black Diamond

Citrullus lanatus

Standard seed packet, 15 seeds

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Watermelon- Black Diamond

Citrullus lanatus

  • Large fruit up to 22kg
  • Tough green skin
  • Juicy red flesh

Very popular heirloom variety that produces large round to oval shaped fruit with green skin and bright red flesh.  Fruit can grow up to 22kg in size and has tough green skin and juicy red flesh.  Excellent sweet flavour.  Stores and transports well making it popular for market growers.  Plants have large leaves which help protect melons from sunburn.

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: 90 days
*Notes: Needs to be well watered. Is pollinated by bees. Susceptible to mildew.

(Product number: G3-02)
Seeds per gram: 8 seeds

SKU G3-02
Shipping Weight 0.0027kg
Botanical name: Citrullus lanatus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 15 seeds
Seeds per gram: 8

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