Heirloom Vegetable and Herb Seeds for the Backyard Gardener

Watermelon - Moon and Stars


Watermelon - Moon and Stars

A truly remarkable watermelon that embodies the best of the heirloom mystique. It's dark green skin with yellow speckles and dots invokes visions of the universe, while its flavour is sweet and its flesh is juicy. 

Sow 2cm deep;Plant spacing at 60-75cm apart; Germination period between 3-10 days; Soil temperatures between 21˚C and 35˚C; Harvest time approx. 12-17 weeks.

Watermelon plants require full sun, and well-draining soil with high organic content. The vines will spread out 12 feet or longer, with each plant producing three to four melons of a weight up to 25kg. The large size of these watermelons mean a long and hot growing season is required. Plants need consistent and plentiful moisture.

Seed quantity - 10