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Watermelon - Moon and Stars Red

$2.95

Citrullus lanatus

HEIRLOOM. The Moon and Stars Watermelon has luscious red flesh with a dreamscape rind of small yellow "stars" and large yellow "moons" on a dark green skin. Introduced in 1926 from Missouri, this gem features large fruits grow up to 40 lbs with exceptional flavor that has earned it a spot on the Slow Foods Ark of Taste.

Planting Information

 

Approx. Seeds per PacketAverage packet weight Seeds / gram 
 
Average 
 
182 grams 9
 
250
 
Planting SeasonIdeal Soil TempSunFrost Tolerance
After Last Frost70-90°FFull SunFrost Sensitive
Sowing MethodSeed DepthDirect Seed SpacingDays to Harvest 
 
Transplant or Direct Seed1/2"6"85
 
Mature SpacingDays to SproutProduction CycleSeed Viability
18-24"3-10Annual4-5 years