Watermelon Blacktail Mountain
Watermelon Blacktail Mountain

Watermelon Blacktail Mountain

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Full Sun
 70 Days
Approx. 20 Seeds
Up to 6-12" tall
90% Germination Rate (2023 test)

A super sweet, flavourful and juicy watermelon that is perfect for the north due to its ability to thrive in a short, cool season gardening. A reliable producer with 6-12 lb fruit that have a solid dark green rind.


Companions: Corn, Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Radishes


Growing Instructions:

Germinates best between 24-29°C in soil with moderate moisture. 

Plant Spacing : 2-3' apart. Row Spacing: 4-6' apart.

Transplant: Sow seed ½ inch deep indoors 4 weeks before planting date. Air temperature for healthy seedling growth is 24°C. Harden off plants by reducing temperatures and water. Plant outdoors when all danger of frost has passed. Direct Seed: 1 week after risk of frost has passed.