Grow watermelon in your garden, and enjoy delicious feasts with your very own, home grown produce. Watermelon Allsweet seeds produce large oblong fruits with strong, striped green rind and delicious sweet red flesh with very few seeds.
Harvest when the underside turns yellow and the melon gives a hollow sound when tapped.
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Sow 4 or 5 seeds 12mm (½”) deep in clumps 50cm (20”) apart. Thin to strongest two seedlings per position. Pinch out growing tips at 5-6 leaf stage to encourage side shoots. Keep well watered and prepare soil with organic matter and fertiliser. Seedlings emerge 6-10 days.
Keep this plant well watered.