Watermelon 'Blacktail Mountain'

WATERMELON 'BLACKTAIL MOUNTAIN'

Citrullus lanatus
Member $4.25
Non-Member $5.50
The most cold tolerant of watermelons, and as the name suggests, this is the one for cooler mountain climates. Yields glassy dark, cannon ball-like 5kg fruit with sweet, succulent red flesh. The colour contrast of rich red flesh and near-black skin is picture perfect. 15 weeks to harvest. 4 fruit per plant, 5kg per fruit.
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SEEDS: S249

Growing Information

Sow in punnets in Spring
Height To 40cm
Position in Full Sun
20 Seeds Per Packet
Tender Annual
Space at 100cm
Thirsty plant
96% Germination Rate

Growing Tips

Read the seed packet to find out how far apart to sow your seeds.

WATERMELON 'BLACKTAIL MOUNTAIN'

Citrullus lanatus
Member $4.25
Non-Member $5.50
The most cold tolerant of watermelons, and as the name suggests, this is the one for cooler mountain climates. Yields glassy dark, cannon ball-like 5kg fruit with sweet, succulent red flesh. The colour contrast of rich red flesh and near-black skin is picture perfect. 15 weeks to harvest. 4 fruit per plant, 5kg per fruit.
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SEEDS: S249
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