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Charleston Grey Watermelon Seeds

Charleston Grey Watermelon Seeds, Citrullus lanatus
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The famous long light green ones for great taste. The "Charleston Grey" has been a big favorite for years.

SKU 1WATEG

Plant Information

These are the big, juicy watermelons always featured in the market--the large, elongated light green ones that always seem to have great sweetness.

When and Where to Plant: For earlier crop start seeds indoors 3-4 weeks before night temperatures stay above 55°F/12°C and daytime temperatures stay above 80°F/27°C, then set out. For later crop, sow directly outdoors in sunny location after weather warms. Grow best in light, porous soil. Cultivate and enrich with vegetable food and organic matter. Firm soil over seed.
Care: Mulch to conserve moisture and feed every 3 weeks..
Harvesting: Pick when ripe.

Associated SKUs
1WATEG
1WATEQP (1/4 Pound)
1WATELB (1 Pound)
Common Name Watermelon
Botanical Name Citrullus lanatus
How to Grow Start Indoors
Planting Depth 1 inch
Seed Spacing 2 inches (10 plants per hill)
Row Spacing 96 inches
Space After Thinning 3 plants per hill
Days to Germination 7-14
Days to Harvest 80-100
In the Kitchen Salads
Ships As Seed
Non-GMO Yes
Neonicotinoid-Free Yes - Learn More
Ships to Hawaii, Alaska & Canada Yes

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USDA Hardiness Planting Zones

To determine if a plant is sufficiently cold hardy, the USDA created numbered zones indicating winter low temperatures; the lower the zone number the colder the winter.

  • If the coldest winter temperature expected in your area is -15°F (zone 5) then any plants rated zones 3-5 will survive the winter temperatures in your area.
  • If you live in very warm winter areas (zones 9-11) plants with zones 3-4 ratings are not recommended. The lack of freezing winter temperatures do not provide a time for winter dormancy (rest).

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