Due to extreme weather conditions and power outages, The Garden of St Erth & Cloudehill gardens are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Due to extreme weather conditions and power outages, The Garden of St Erth & Cloudehill gardens are closed until further notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

WATERMELON 'BLACKTAIL MOUNTAIN' ORGANIC

WATERMELON 'BLACKTAIL MOUNTAIN' ORGANIC

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' ORGANIC

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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TOMATO 'WILD SWEETIE'  ORGANIC
TOMATO 'WILD SWEETIE' ORGANIC
SEEDS: S228
The world's smallest tomato is also the world's sweetest with a Brix level twice that of others. In our taste test Stephanie Alexander and other top chefs prefered this to Tommy Toe. Hundreds of exquisite flavoured fruit ...
Member $4.25
Non-Member $5.50
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MINER'S LETTUCE
MINER'S LETTUCE
SEEDS: S1331
A fleshy succulent green that was eaten by miners in California to stave off scurvy. All parts of this plant are edible and it grows well in the colder months providing a refreshing salad alternative in the depths of ...
Member $3.95
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GARLIC GAMBLER'S CHOICE
GARLIC GAMBLER'S CHOICE
BULBS: BGACOG
LAST REMAINING STOCK Gamblers Choice, lucky dip selection of garlic. Garlic needs to be planted soon, so we are clearing remaining stock with this discounted offer! Great tasting garlic ready to harvest at the start of summer, with up to 12 months of storing, you will have enough to last all year with this pack! Includes 4 packs, each with 2 hea...
Member $25.00
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OLD WORLD ROSE COLLECTION
OLD WORLD ROSE COLLECTION
PLANTS: RCOOW
PREORDER. Cultivate romance in your garden with an easy collection of heirloom bare root roses both fragrant and dreamy. The collection includes three old world rose varieties 'Madame Isaac Periere', Rugosa 'Roseraie De L'Hay' and climber 'Mutabilis' for wonder and beauty. PREORDER. BAREROOT ROSES WILL BE DESPATCHED FROM MID-JULY
Member $49.95
Non-Member $69.95
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2 year membership  + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
2 year membership + Free Seed Sowing Poster and 2 seed packets
Membership: MNE2SP2
A beautifully illustrated heirloom ‘sow what when’ poster for all areas of Australia so that you'll never have to think about what to sow this month again! You will also receive some free Cauliflower 'Mini' and Kale 'Red Russian' seeds to get your garden started.
Member $79.00
Non-Member $79.00
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