Watermelon- Blacktail Mountain

Citrullus lanatus


Standard seed packet, 25 seeds

$2.25
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Watermelon- Blacktail Mountain

Citrullus lanatus


  • Cool climate watermelon
  • Black skin
  • Fruit to 5kg


Summer vine fruit. Round fruit with almost black skin and deep red flesh, growing to 5kg. Sweet flavour. Well suited to cooler climates. Excellent home variety producing 2-4 fruits per plant. Drought resistant. Early producing.


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

(Product number: G6-07)
Seeds per gram: 20 seeds


SKU G6-07
Shipping Weight 0.0019kg
Botanical name: Citrullus lanatus
Packet type: Standard seed packet
Packet quantity: 25 seeds
Seeds per gram: 20

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