Watermelon – Candy Red


(Charleston Grey).

Long mottled fruit averaging 60 cm long and 25 cm across.  The sweet flesh is thick, the fruit long and weighs 8-12 kg.  Resistant to Anthracnose (spotting) and Fusarium Wilt.


approx. 10 – 25 s/g.

Sow in groups of 3 with 1 to 1.5 metres between groups or one seed every 30 to 45cm. Feed and water heavily. Harvest Watermelons when the fruit surface becomes uneven when rubbed lightly with the palm. Additionally, the spot where the fruit lays on the ground changes from white to a cream colour.

Sow 2 cm deep in spring and early summer in warm areas, July to February in the tropics.  Space plants 45 cm apart. Does not suit cold districts  Expect germination in 10 days at 26 deg. C. soil temperature.

CAUTION Seed may be treated with a pre-emergence fungicide. Do not use as stock food. Only for use as SEED for SOWING,

Additional information


1 Pkt. (25 seeds), 25g

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