Watermelon - Moon & Stars Heirloom
Medium-sized oval dark green fruits are covered with pea-sized bright yellow "stars". Sweet pink flesh.
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MOON AND STARS WATERMELON - HEIRLOOM Latin name - Citrullus lanatus
The early history of Moon and Stars is unknown. It is known to come from Tennessee. Henry Fields (Shenandoah, Iowa) and Robinson Seed Co. (Waterloo, Nebraska) both offered it during the 1930's. The medium-sized oval dark green fruits are covered with pea-sized bright yellow "stars" and usually one larger "moon". The fruits have sweet pink flesh and brown seeds. Foliage is also spotted. 88-90 days.
Plant at a soil temp of 70-85 degrees. Seed depth:1/2-1" Seed spacing: 6 seeds per hill Thin: 3 plants per hill Hill spacing: 72" Days to Germination: 4-10 Harvest days: 75-100