Watermelons are not, strictly speaking, melons, although they are in the same family. They have a long growing-season (around 80 days) and need a soil temperature of at least 70 deg.F for planting out. Other than the heat required and the long growing season required, treat them much like melons. They grow along the ground, and are space-greedy. (The “height” given here is more the “length”)Original:Large ground vine with sweet watermelons about 8 to 10 lbs maturing in 80 to 85 days. Needs full sunshine and plenty of water when melons start to form. super sweet icebox watermelon selection ‘Sugar Baby’ bears round 4- 5 kg) green-black skinned melons with red-pink flesh. The fruit has few seeds in the flesh, and the vines are smaller than average – useful where space is limited. The fruits, which can usually be harvested around 75 days from sowing the seed, resist cracking and this variety is resistant to wilt

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It requires moist air.

Pests and Diseases:

It has no serious pest or disease problems.

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