Crimson Sweet Surprise
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Species: Citrullus lanatus
Days to Maturity: 85
Grown by: North Circle Seeds
A North Circle Seeds original, selected for short-season and sweet flavor. Genetics include ‘Crimson Sweet’ with a mix of other similar short season varieties. Dark and light yellow-green striped, 10" x 12" blocky circular to oval fruits weigh in at 10–20 lb. Crisp, sweet flesh and vigorous vines. Flesh is typically pink to red, although very seldom there may be a surprise of another flesh/rind color! Avg. 1–2 fruits/plant.
Start indoors about 1/2” deep 4 weeks before the last frost. Transplant well after danger of frost and ideally when night temps don’t go lower than 50F. Sow these indeterminate plants 24-36” apart. Need full sun and need to stake plants. Fertilize with fish emulsion or a soluble, complete fertilizer.
Certified Organic. 25 seeds per packet.