Watermelon Sweet Siberian
GENUS: Citrullus SPECIES: lanatus
Heritage Status: Overseas
Bio-Region of Origin: Koanga 1996
Number of Seeds: 10
Description: Medium sized, round melon. Apricot coloured flesh, full-bodied, good flavour, and sweet. An excellent Heirloom melon that grows in marginal melon growing seasons and places because it is a short season, cold climate cultivar.
Planting Instructions: Sow into trays in September or early October, either directly into individual pots or into trays and prick out when first leaves appear to 3 cm diagonal spacing. Transplant at 50 cm diagonal spacing when danger of frost has passed and ground temperature has reached 15-16 degrees C.