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Watermelon Black Diamond HEIRLOOM

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Black Diamond watermelon grows on tough, vigorous vines and fruits average 30-50 pounds, with some reaching up to 125 pounds. The dark, blue-green thick rind protects the sweet, firm bright-red flesh. Widely used throughout the South.

Flavor: Crisp, juicy, and sweet

Preparation Ideas: Perfect for a refreshing summer slice

Plant Type: Vegetable

Grows Best In: Full Sun

Days to Germination: 6-8 Days

Days to Maturity: 75-95 Days

Growth Type: Vine

Planting Depth: 1"

Seed Spacing: 6'/8'

Instructions: Start seeds indoors 4 weeks before transplanting outdoors. Take care not to disturb roots when transplanting. Or, sow a few seeds over a hill 9 to 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 skin on underside turns yellow and when a thump with knuckles produces a hollow sound.

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