Vegetable Seeds Catalogue

Watermelon

Sowing periods

Cool Climate Periods
Sep 1st to Nov 30th
Temperate Climate Periods
Aug 1st to Jan 31st
Tropical & Sub-Tropical Climate Periods
Jan 1st to Dec 31st
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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Cucumis melo

Bright red, fibreless, oval fruit with a tough gray-green rind & fine dark-green veins.  These oblong fruit weigh ave. 11-15 kg. Fruit is ripe when the stem starts to brown off. Slow growing in cool areas, so start early indoors. For good germination 24+oC is required. Needs full sun & a sheltered spot. 20 seeds.

1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Cucumis melo

This early variety of watermelon produces small, round, scarlet-red fruit, up to 5kg. An old fashioned type with sweet and juicy flesh, it is well- suited to cooler areas. Perfect for Tasmania and the cooler areas of Victoria and NSW. 30 seeds.

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1 pkt
A$3.50
Botanical Name
Cucumis melo

A large heirloom variety with sweet and sweet pinkish-red flesh. Averages 1- 3 fruit 10 kg fruit per vine. The round shaped fruit have green and yellow striped rind. Slow growing in cooler climates, so start early indoors. Needs full sun & a sheltered spot. For good germination 24+oC is required. Some disease resistance. 25 seeds.