Watermelon, Picnic

Citrullus lanatus
$2.99 to $61.85
SKU: 1242A
  • Organic
  • Oval fruits have a very hard rind
  • Deep pink, sweet flesh
  • Resistant to fusarium wilt
  • Well suited for shipping
  • 95 days

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

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A midseason variety bred by Asgrow Seed Company and introduced in 1972. Peacock-type with uniform mildly sweet pink flesh and hard rind. Resistant to fusarium wilt. Well suited for shipping. 95 days.

Learn to Grow it

Direct Seed: 1/2" Deep

Seeds to Hill: 6-8 Seeds

Thin: To 3-4 Plants

Light: Full Sun



Instructions - Sow seeds outdoors in 12" diameter hills after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed. Space hills 8' apart in all directions. Seeds will germinate in 4-10 days. Can also be started indoors 4 weeks before transplanting out. Watermelons love heat and prefer sandy or light-textured soils.