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Watermelon 'Black Diamond' Seeds (Certified Organic)

Tender, crisp, juicy and sweet

Availability: Out of stock

$3.25
All orders are hand-packaged and may take UP TO FOUR weeks to SHIP.
Thank you for your patience during this time.

Details

This large heirloom watermelon has a solid dark black-green rind. It has red flesh that is tender, crisp, juicy and sweet. Black Diamond watermelons range in size from 30 to 40 pounds, and are a reliable choice that produce well.

Michigan Seeds grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Citrullus lanatus
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 5 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 7 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds 1/2 in.
When to Sow Indoors 2-4 weeks before last spring frost, Outdoors after all danger of spring frost is past
Growing Height 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Plant Spacing 10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Full Sun
Danger N/A
Other Details Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater, This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Days to Harvest 70-80
Propagation Methods From seed; direct sow after last frost, From seed; sow indoors before last frost
Seed Collecting Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds, Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored
Seeds Per Pack 20