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 mid to late spring (cold): spring and early summer (temp): July to February (trop). Best sown direct. Soil temperature must be at least 20 deg. C. at sowing. Do not sow more than 2cm. deep.