Sugar Baby Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
Sugar Baby watermelons are round "picnic" or "icebox" watermelons that are ideal for small families and, as the name implies, small enough to fit in an icebox. They weigh 8 to 10 pounds (4-5 kg) and measure 7 to 8 inches (18-20 cm) in diameter. They have a dark green rind with dark veins or a medium green rind with dark veins.
Botanical name : Citrullus lanatus
Common name Sugar Baby Watermelon
Size at maturity : 8"
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. 600