Organic Watermelon, Early Moonbeam

One of the Best Melons for Northern Climates

Brand: Peaceful Valley    Item Number: SNV8360

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

$2.99

In Stock! Ships from Northern CA.

Description

Watermelon - Early Moonbeam - Citrullus lanatus

Tender annual Heirloom. Yellow-fleshed with a thin rind from 5-8 pounds. One of the best melons for northern climates. Flavor your summer with this sweet, early, and productive watermelon.

Did You Know? Watermelon is low in calories and is very nutritious. It is high in lycopene, second only to tomatoes!

Soil & Water: Watermelon prefers light, loamy, fertile, deep, well-draining soil with a pH of 5.5-6.5. Add plenty of organic matter. Water plants amply until setting out, then water more sparingly. Mulch to prevent weed competition.

Planting & Growing: Seed directly in rows 4'-6' apart. Grow in hills with 3-4 plants/hill.

Harvesting & Storage: Ripe when the second tendril closest to the fruit withers and turns brown and melon sounds hollow when tapped.

Soil Temperature: 75-95°F
Planting Depth: 1/2"- 1"
Germination: 3-8 Days
Height At Maturity: 18"-24"
Days To Maturity: 80 Days
Sun/Shade: Full Sun
Spacing After Thinning: 4'-6'
Approx Seeds per Pack: 25 Seeds

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Features

  • Grow on a Trellis
  • Heirloom
  • Open-Pollinated

Characteristics

Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual Planting Time Spring, Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer Ideal Soil Temperature 75-95°F
Days to Maturity 60 - 90 Days Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Vining Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Curcubitaceae (Curcubits) Soil pH 5.6 - 6.5
Seed Unit Sizes Seed Pack
Organic Status Certified Organic Product
Life Cycle Tender Annual
Planting Time Spring, Summer
Approximate Harvest Time Late Summer
Ideal Soil Temperature 75-95°F
Days to Maturity 60 - 90 Days
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Growth Habit Vining
Starting Location Direct Sow, Start Indoors & Transplant
Plant Family Curcubitaceae (Curcubits)
Soil pH 5.6 - 6.5

Planting & Care

Soil & Water: Watermelon prefers light, loamy, fertile, deep, well-draining soil with a pH of 5.5-6.5. Add plenty of organic matter. Water plants amply until setting out, then water more sparingly. Mulch to prevent weed competition.

Planting & Growing: Seed directly in rows 4'-6' apart. Grow in hills with 3-4 plants/hill.

Harvesting & Storage: Ripe when the second tendril closest to the fruit withers and turns brown and melon sounds hollow when tapped.

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Shipping Information

Shipping Weight: 0.01 lbs. Dimensions: 4.5"L x 3.25"W x 0.1"H

Guarantee

Peaceful Valley Farm & Garden Supply brand vegetable seeds are guaranteed to germinate. Once the seeds have sprouted, please understand that Peaceful Valley cannot be held responsible for the many uncontrollable growing and climatic conditions that must be met to ensure the success of your crop(s).

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