A popular early maturing red fleshed ice-box size watermelon with dark green, almost black skin colour when ripe. The vines are relatively short and the flesh is sweet, firm and juicy. An heirloom variety deal for home gardens.
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Direct-sow seed after frost danger in spring. Choose a sunny site and a fertile soil with good drainage. For extra earliness start seed indoors four weeks before outdoor planting to obtain healthy transplants.
- Planting Depth: 12mm (1/2in)
- Row Spacing: 5ft - 6ft (1.5m - 1.8m)
- Plant Spacing: 4ft - 5ft (1.2m - 1.5m)
|Days to Sprout:||7 - 14 days|
|Days To Maturity:||75 - 80 days|