Watermelon, Golden Midget

Citrullus lanatus
$2.99 to $99.60
SKU: 1107
  • Fruits grow to 3 pounds
  • Salmon-pink flesh, golden yellow rind
  • Fruits turn yellow when ready to harvest
  • Good for short seasons
  • Ripens in 70 days

This variety will grow well in most regions of the United States.

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An outstanding little watermelon, with golden-yellow rind and salmon pink flesh. Pleasantly sweet, about 3 pounds in weight. Bred by Elwyn Meader and Albert Yaeger at UNH in 1959; a cross between New Hampshire Midget and Pumpkin Rind. Has a built-in ripeness indicator: fruits turn yellow when ready. Very early variety, ripening in just 70 days.

Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun