Citrullus lanatus, commonly known as Blacktail Mountain Watermelon, is a super sweet round fruit with deep scarlet flesh and a dark green-black rind. Sow 6-8 seeds in 12" diameter hills spaced 8' apart outdoors in a sunny location after the soil has warmed. Thin plants 3-4 per hill after germination.
Packet of 25 seeds.
Exposure: Full sun
Germination: 4-10 days
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