Blacktail Mountain Watermelon Seed

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Blacktail Mountain Watermelon Seed

A very early, sweet and juicy watermelon with a green rind and red flesh. Manageable sized, round fruits weigh 4 to 10 lbs.

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from: Lazy Ox Farm

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(Citrullus vulgaris)

70 days. Open Polinated. Early, delicious, and productive, these melons don't require an army to eat in one sitting. You will not have to clean out your refrigerator to store the left overs! Best of all, they are incredibly early, and are the only watermelon we ever ripened successfully on our North Idaho farm.

Developed by Glenn Drowns when he lived at the base of Blacktail Mountain in Careywood, Idaho. That's where our farm was, so we were happy to find this variety, even though Glenn had moved to Iowa years prior. He maintained the variety for, I think, about 20 years before it enjoyed success, and thank goodness he did!

Widely adapted, it does well for us in Southern Missouri, where the fruits get bigger than they did in Idaho. Germinated at 94%. .

Details:

Lifecycle:1    (0: N/A, 1: annual, 2: perennial, 3: biennial)
Heirloom:no
Container Planting:no

Cultural Requirements:

We are now closed for the 2014 season. Thank you to all of our wonderful customers! We will be back in January, 2015.



We produce all of our own seed, unlike most seed sellers. We never purchase bulk seeds and repackage them. You can be sure that you are getting top quality, healthy, and vigorous seeds from us, and that they were produced by us on our small farm in healthy soil.

We are licensed by the State of Missouri Department of Agriculture to sell plants (license #1931) and seed (license #149045) produced by us. We exceed the Federal minimum germination standards and post our germination test results with each variety


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