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D.T. Brown Watermelon Sugar Baby
Citrullus lanatas - Watermelon Sugar Baby
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A delicious small-fruited watermelon with a dark-green rind that's fast maturing, producing juicy, crisp, sweet fleshed fruit with few seeds. Its compact growth habit means it won't take over your garden. Mature watermelons can weigh up to 4kg each. Harvest approximately 12 to 14 weeks after sowing, the watermelon is 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.