Dixie Queen Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
The Dixie Queen Watermelon is a large, fast-growing watermelon that is ideal for taking to summer picnics! This is an old-fashioned variety that has been popular in gardens since 1935. The flesh of this watermelon is bright red and very solid and juicy. The smooth skin of the Dixie Queen is a greenish ivory colour with dark green stripes.
Botanical name : Citrullus lanatus
Common name : Dixie Queen Watermelon
Size at maturity : 20"
Days to maturity : 80-85
Light requirement : Full sun
Planting time : Spring / Summer
Sowing method : Direct sow
Planting depth : 1"
Plant spacing : 36"- 48"
Ships : Year-round
Average seed per ounce : Approx. 320