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Organic Watermelon Moon and Stars

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Watermelon Moon & Stars is a very unique variety with very sweet, bright red flesh. This legendary variety was rediscovered in rural Missouri. The large oval fruits weigh up to 40 pounds and the dark green skin is speckled with bright yellow splashes ranging from star to moon size. The leaves are also speckled.

Flavor: Very sweet

Preparation Ideas: Although it's named for the spots on its skin, try cutting the flesh into fun moon and star shapes

Plant Type: Vegetable

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 6-8 Days

Days to Maturity: 95-100 Days

Planting Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: 5'/6'

Instructions: Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Take care not to disturb the roots when transplanting. Or, sow 6 seeds over a hill 9-12 inches tall and 2 feet across. When plants are 3 inches tall, thin by cutting to 3 plants per hill. Use a balanced fertilizer to increase yield.

Suggestions: Choose a site with good drainage, good air circulation, and full sun. Ready to harvest when the skin on the underside turns yellow and when a thump with knuckles produces a hollow sound.

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