Watermelon, Blacktail Mountain
- Round fruits grow to 6-12 pounds
- Deep scarlet flesh, dark green-black rind
- Super sweet, juicy, and crunchy
- Perfect for short season areas; also does well in hot humid climates
- 65-75 days
This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.
Bred by SSE member Glenn Drowns in the 1970s when he lived in northern Idaho, where summer nights average 43°F. Gorgeous green-black round fruits weigh 6-12 pounds. Deep scarlet flesh is super sweet, juicy, and crunchy. Perfect for short season areas; also does well in hot humid climates. 65-75 days.
Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep
Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds
Thin: To 3-4 Plants
Light: Full Sun