Gusto Italia Watermelon Crimson Sweet

Gusto Italia Watermelon Crimson Sweet

Doorns Greenhouse

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The perfect treat for warm summer days! Large round melons averaging 11 kg (25 lb) are light green with dark green stripes. Its sweet and juicy flesh is dark red, firm and fine-textured. For earlier fruit, start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost. Prefers rich, well-drained soil.

Latin Name: Citrullus lanatus

Product Weight: 2.5 grams / approximately 20-25 seeds

Plant Type: Vegetable

Flavor: Crisp and intensely sweet with high sugar content

Days to Harvest: 80 days

Days to Seed Germination: 5 to 7 days

Seed Planting Depth: 2.5 cm (1")

Seed Spacing: 5-6 per hill or 5 cm (2")

Row Spacing: 1.5-1.8 m (5-6')

Plant Spacing: 3 per hill

Planting Instructions: Sow seed direct after last frost, or for an earlier crop, start indoors 3-4 weeks before last frost.

Preparation Ideas: A sweet treat for a hot day when sliced and served as a snack.