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5 Sugar Baby Watermelon Seeds

5 Sugar Baby Watermelon Seeds

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Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus

Days to Maturity: 80 days
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Native: Africa
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: 6'–10' vines

Variety Information: 8–10-pound fruit about 9" long with bright red, sweet flesh, and fewer than average, very small seeds. The rind is dark green with thin, mottled, darker green stripes. 'Sugar Baby' was introduced in 1959.

When to Sow Outside: RECOMMENDED. 1 to 2 weeks after your average last frost date, and when the soil temperature is 70°–90°F.

When to Start Inside: Not recommended except in very short growing seasons, 2 to 4 weeks before transplanting. Roots are sensitive to disturbance; sow in biodegradable pots that can be planted directly into the ground. Transplant when the soil temperature is at least 60°F.

Days to Emerge: 5–10 days
Seed Depth: ½"
Seed Spacing: 2–3 seeds per mound
Row Spacing: 4'–6' apart
Thinning: When 3 leaves, thin to 1 plant per mound

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