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Chris Cross Watermelon

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$4.00 $3.50

  • Organic
  • Round fruits grow to 15-20 pounds
  • Pink flesh and pale green skin with jagged dark green stripes
  • Moderately sweet flavor

Sow seeds outdoors in 12″ diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 8′ apart in all directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can also be started indoors 4 weeks before transplanting out. Watermelons love heat and prefer sandy or light-textured soils.

2 in stock

SKU: 1239A P25 Categories: ,

Description

Family heirloom from Montrose, Iowa that was once thought to be lost. The result of a cross between Hawksbury and Dixie Queen made by Chris Christensen in 1950. Reliable yields of 15-20 pound nearly round pale green fruits with jagged dark green stripes. Moderately sweet. 85-90 days.

Additional information

Weight .04 kg
Dimensions 21 × 1 × 18 cm

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