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Crimson Sweet

  • Brand: General
  • Product Code: 345
  • Availability: In Stock
  • $1.99

Pkt (≈ 10 seeds)

Short oval light green fruit with dark stripes. Average 15-25 lbs. Dark red flesh. Some disease tolerance.

  • Seed Depth: 1/2" (12mm)
  • Seed Spacing: Groups of 3-5 Seed per Hill.
  • Row Spacing: 7-8' (21-24m)
  • Days to Sprout: 7-14
  • Plant Spacing:  6' (1.8m)
  • Days to Maturity: 85

Plant: Direct seed after the last frost when soil is warm. Usually sown in groups of 3-5 seeds and thinned to the two strongest plants per group. Can be sown indoors 4 weeks earlier.

Care: Water regularly and fertilize when lateral runners begin to spread.

Harvest: When underside turns to white from yellowish. Also thump the melon; a dull hollow sound indicates ripeness.

Your Health: A good source of vitamins A and C.