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D.T. Brown Watermelon Crimson Sweet
Citrullus lanatas - Watermelon Crimson Sweet
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Nothing signals hot summer days more than slices of delicious, juicy, bright red-coloured watermelon. These light green melons with their distinctive dark-green stripes on the outer rind, produce good sized fruit with deep-red, fine textured flesh. Harvest approximately 12 to 14 weeks after sowing. Fruits are ripe when the bottom turns yellow and sounds hollow when tapped.

Light Requirements — Full sun
Soil Requirements — Well drained soil
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Planting Advice

Prefers a warm sunny spot and well-drained soil. To encourage side shoots pinch out growing tips at five to six leaf stage. Prepare soil with organic fertiliser.

Watering needs

Keep well-watered.

Pruning Advice

Pinch out growing tips at five to six leaf stage.