The careful diligence of Missouri gardeners kept this heirloom of legend alive. Moon & Stars Watermelon has a deep green rind with flecks of yellow, and the interior is just as wonderful. The juicy, red flesh and incredible taste make it one of our best sellers. 95 days to maturity. Learn How to Grow Watermelon here.
Each packet contains approximately 25 seeds.
Planting and Harvesting Tips:
Choose a planting site with full sun, well-drained soil and good air circulation. A gentle, south-facing slope is ideal. Sow 1/2 inch deep after the last frost and temperatures are warm. Space plants 12-inches apart, in rows 6-feet apart. Small bush varieties may be spaced 3-feet apart. Keep soil moist at all times.
Fruits are ready to harvest when stems turn from green to brown and begin to dry. In addition, look for the underside — where the fruit rests on the ground — to turn from a greenish white to yellow or cream colored. Cut from vines with at least one inch of stem attached.