Crimson Sweet Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus) is a popular variety of watermelon known for its juicy and sweet flesh. This watermelon has a round or oblong shape and typically weighs between 10 to 25 pounds. The rind of the Crimson Sweet Watermelon is dark green with light green stripes, and the flesh inside is a vibrant red color.
The texture of the flesh is firm and crisp, and the taste is sweet and refreshing, with a slightly tangy flavor. The seeds are small and black, making them easy to eat or remove if desired.
Crimson Sweet Watermelon is a popular choice for summer picnics and barbecues due to its large size, sweet taste, and refreshing nature. It's also a great source of vitamins A and C, as well as potassium and dietary fiber.
Botanical name : Citrullus lanatus
Common name : Crimson Sweet Watermelon
Size at maturity : 24"
Days to maturity : 85-90
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. 550