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Sangria

Sangria Watermelon

(88 days) F-1 hybrid. The sweetest (as much as 12–14% sugars in some tests) juiciest watermelon in our trials. These elongated ovals average 10–12 lb with dark green skin broken by light green stripes. Bright refined red flesh will satisfy the most avid sugar seekers. Sangria, the first hybrid Allsweet type ever developed, has been a big hit on the market. Cannot ship to South Carolina. Tolerant to some races of ANTH and F. May not ripen in areas with insufficient heat.
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1056A: 1g for $2.70  
1056B: 3g for $7.50  
1056C: 15g for $36.00  
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Watermelon

Citrullus lanatus 1 gram packet about 20 seeds, sows 7 hills; 116 oz packet, packet about 40 seeds, sows 14 hills. 1 oz=about 670 seeds.

Culture: Harvesting watermelon at proper ripeness is an art. Thumping should produce a low, hollow sound. Spread thumb and forefinger and press hard on fruit. If you feel any give, watermelon is ripe. Don’t heed the traditional advice to wait for the closest tendril to brown—that may be too late. Minimum germination temperature 60°, optimal range 75–95°, optimal temperature 90°. Emergence takes 12 days at 68°, 5 days at 77°, only 17% normal seedlings at 59°, 94% at 68°.

Diseases: ANTH: Anthracnose, F: Fusarium