Superb flavor and sturdy rinds make this variety excellent for market sales! Ali Baba Watermelons are prized for their excellent taste, crisp texture, and great storage qualities. Because this heirloom excels in a variety of conditions, we know it’s a winner! Oblong fruits; 95 days to maturity.
Each packet contains approximately 15 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.