Moon & Stars (Van Doren) Watermelon

$3.50

  • Organic
  • Elongated fruits grow to 24 inches long
  • Fruits weigh up to 10-16 pounds
  • Sweet pink flesh
  • Speckled rind with “moon” and “star” markings
  • 95 days

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.

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Description

The 15″ dark green oval fruits are covered with pea-sized, bright yellow “stars” and usually one larger “moon”. Foliage is also spotted. The fruits have sweet pink flesh and brown seeds. This watermelon created a sensation in 1981 when Merle Van Doren of Macon, Missouri shared this legendary variety with SSE. 90-95 days.

  • Organic
  • Oval fruits grow to 15 inches long
  • Fruits are covered with pea-sized bright yellow “stars” and usually one larger “moon”
  • Spotted foliage
  • Sweet pink flesh with brown seeds
  • 90-95 days

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.