'Watermelon- Desert King' seeds
- Hot climate watermelon
- Yellow-orange flesh
- Fruit up to 9kg
High yielding variety producing round to oblong fruit with light, pea-green skin, medium thickness rind and rich yellow-orange flesh with prominent black seeds. The flesh is tender with a sweet flavour. This variety is suited to hot climates; its skin is resistant to sunburn and its known as one of the most drought resistant watermelons; often grown in the southern US.
Seeds per gram: 10
Product code: H5-19
Best Months to Sow
Quick Sowing Guide
|Season||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 Until Maturity||85 days|
*Notes: Scarify seeds to improve germination. Needs to be well watered. Is pollinated by bees. Susceptible to mildew.
How To Grow
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|VIC, NSW, ACT, QLD, TAS, SA, NT||WA|
|Small seed packets ONLY -||Economy Delivery||$3.00 or FREE on orders over $25||$5|
|Parcel Delivery||Capped rate of $8.99|
BULK seed, garden supplies, tools, or accessories -
Capped rate of $8.99
|Starting from $15.00
(Calculated by weight)
|Live Plants -||Live plants||Capped rate of $10.00|
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