Christmas Ice Cream Watermelon Market Size
Germination days: 8
Grow days: 85
Planting depth: 0.5"
Seeds per pound: 6400
Seeds per Ounce: 400
When to plant: Spring, Early Summer
How to grow: Young seedlings need steady temperatures of 70 degrees. Doesn't transplant well so start in peat pots. Plant out 15" apart after all frost danger is past in sunniest, warmest part of garden, possibly in a cold-frame. Prepare soil with compost, mulch well. Keep well-watered until fruit set, then reduce. Planting with radish & basil, or using row cover until flowering begins, prevents cucumber beetles which cause damage & introduce viruses.
Harvestinfo: 8-12 lbs per melon
250 True Breeding Seeds