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Plants Matching citrullus lanatus

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Keith Weller, USDA/ARS

(Watermelon, Wild Watermelon)

Nothing celebrates summertime like a sweet slice of watermelon! A native of the southern regions of Africa, the watermelon is a tender annual vine that needs a long warm growing season to produce its famous fruits. The vines become quite large and cling using tendrils but are best left grounded. The sheer weight and size of melons precludes fence or trellis training.

Warm weather is necessary for flower and fruit development. This popular fruit produces separate male and female flowers on the...

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www.bonnieplants.com

(Crimson Sweet Watermelon, Watermelon)

Enjoy summertime with a refreshing slice of watermelon. The super sweet, large-fruited 'Crimson Sweet' offers some of the best slices around. The round, green melons are striped and have sweet, crisp, deep red flesh inside. This variety takes 85 days to mature from planting seeds to harvest. It is resistant to wilt and anthracnose problems.

Watermelon is a tender annual tropical vine that needs a long, very warm growing season to produce its famous fruits. Yellow, bee-pollinated flowers appear...

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Gerald L. Klingaman

(Golden Crown Watermelon, Watermelon)

This 1991 All-American Selections winner is a small watermelon that boasts golden skin and crisp, sweet, red flesh. The oval watermelons weigh between 5 and 7 pounds (around 2 to 3 kg) when mature. Vines are resistant to powdery mildew and anthracnose. This vigorous variety bears mature fruit in 70-80 days from planting.

Watermelon is a tender annual tropical vine that needs a long, very warm growing season to produce its famous fruits. Yellow, bee-pollinated flowers appear among the attractive,...

(Jubilee Watermelon, Watermelon)

This is one huge watermelon! The large, oblong melons of ‘Jubilee’ are green striped on the exterior and have crisp, sweet, red flesh on the interior. Fruits have been known to reach up to 35 pounds (~16 kg.). ‘Jubilee’ is an ideal cultivar for the American South due to its ability to withstand high heat. The vines are also quite disease tolerant—particularly to fusarium wilt and anthracnose. This vigorous variety bears mature fruit in 95 days after planting seeds.

Watermelon is a tender annual...

(Mickylee Watermelon, Watermelon)

The early maturing icebox watermelon ‘Mickylee’ bears round 7- to 11-pound (3 to 5 kg) melons with green striped skin and light textured, red flesh on the inside. The wilt- and anthracnose-resistant vines are a bit smaller than average making this an ideal variety for gardens where space is limited. This variety takes 80 days from planting to harvest.

Watermelon is a tender annual tropical vine that needs a long, very warm growing season to produce its famous fruits. Yellow, bee-pollinated...

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James Burghardt

(Moon and Stars Watermelon, Watermelon)

The dark-skinned, yellow-spotted fruits of 'Moon and Stars' watermelon are decorative as well as tasty. The large, ribbed, oblong to spherical melons are blackish green with numerous small yellow dots and one to several large yellow blotches. The foliage is also yellow-flecked. This heirloom melon typically has sweet, coarse, light-red flesh and dark brown seeds, but one strain of 'Moon and Stars' contains yellow flesh and white seeds. Fruits can weigh as much as 30 pounds (13 to 14 kg). Time from...

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All-America Selections

(New Queen Watermelon, Watermelon)

This 1999 All American Selections Award winner produces small, orange-fleshed melons on long vigorous vines. It grows from seed to harvest in 90 days. The spherical to oblong, 5- to 6- pound (2.5 kg) melons have light green skin with jagged dark-green stripes. The crisp, juicy, pale golden-orange flesh is sweetly flavored and contains few seeds. This early-maturing variety is a good choice for areas with a short frost-free growing season.

Watermelon is a tender annual tropical vine that needs...

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James Burghardt

(Pureheart Watermelon, Watermelon)

This "personal-sized" watermelon fits easily on a plate or in a refrigerator. Developed by Syngenta Seeds, this small, round, seedless melon is about the size of a cantaloupe. It has light green skin with jagged dark green stripes. The thin rind encases a core of sweet red flesh. The dense fruits weigh 3 to 6 pounds (1.5 to 2.5 kg). Seeds and plants of this supermarket melon are generally not available for retail purchase.

Watermelon is a tender annual tropical vine that needs a long, very...

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All-America Selections

(Shiny Boy Watermelon, Watermelon)

Awarded a 2010 All-American Selections winner for its excellent texture, flavor and high performance, ‘Shiny Boy’ is a top notch watermelon for the home garden. Bred by the Taiwanese Known-You Seed Company, it produces high yields of large, glossy, rounded melons with rich red flesh that’s crisp and sweet. Fruits can reach up to 20 pounds (~9 kg) and take around 75 days to harvest post transplant. This cultivar is also disease resistant.

Watermelon is a tender annual tropical vine that needs...

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James Burghardt

(Sugar Baby Watermelon, Watermelon)

The super sweet icebox watermelon selection ‘Sugar Baby’ bears round 8- to 10-pound (4 to 5 kg) melons with nearly green-black skin. The reddish pink flesh on the inside has few seeds. The vines are a bit smaller than average, making this an ideal variety for gardens where space is limited. The fruits resist cracking and require 76 days from planting seeds to harvest. This variety is resistant to wilt and anthracnose problems.

Watermelon is a tender annual tropical vine that needs a long,...