Florida Giant Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
Outside of Florida, the Florida Giant Watermelon WILL grow! A prolific producer of 50-pound watermelons with a round shape. This watermelon is a great choice for your garden because of its sweet and juicy red flesh. Watermelons are a great summer crop because they take a long time to mature, but don't worry—all it's that time in the sun that makes them so sweet and delicious!
Botanical name : Citrullus lanatus
Common name : Florida Giant Watermelon
Size at maturity : 15"
Days to maturity : 90-95
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. 200