• Tendersweet Orange Watermelon
    Heirloom
    80-90 Days to Harvest from transplant
    Prefers full sun exposure

    Here's a melon that is as beautiful as it is unique in color. Traditional green exterior opens to a fantastic burst of orange color thats as sweet as it looks! Believe it or not orange melons were growing long before pink. Firm, fine-grained and super sweet. Easy to grow childrens favorite!

    Fun Facts:
    1. Watermelon is high in lycopene
    2. Egypt recorded the first watermelon harvest occurred around 5,000 years ago
    3. Watermelon's scientific name is Citrullus lanatus of the botanical family Curcurbitaceae
    4. This scientific name is derived from both Greek and Latin roots
    5. Citrullus comes from a Greek word “citrus” which is a reference to the fruit
    6. lanatus is Latin, and has the meaning of being wooly, referring to the small hairs on the stems and leaves of the plant
    7. The first cookbook published in the U.S. in 1776 contained a recipe for watermelon rind pickles
    8. A watermelon contains approimately 93% water

    Planting Depth - 1/2"
    Seed Spacing - 5"
    Days to Germinate - 7-15
    Hill Spacing - 6'
    Days to Maturity -87 days

    Tendersweet Orange Watermelon- 20 Seeds -Heirloom

    $4.89Price

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