Watermelon Charleston Grey Seeds
Info: Delicacy from Charleston, South Carolina. Charleston Gray is a species with very strong growth for free-range cultivation. The early-medium variety forms large, cylindrical fruits which weigh about 12kg. It has a solid, light green. The pulp is pink-red with high sugar content. The variety has high resistances against Fusarium wilts and anthracnose.
Sowing & cultivation: Melon seeds should be sown in good sowing earth with adequate heat from April. The sowing depth should be 1-2cm. After about 3-4 weeks, the plantlets can be placed outdoors in frost-free weather. At a plant distance of 2m should be considered. The location should be warm and wind-protected. A mulch foil additionally heats the soil after planting. The soil must be humus-rich and loose. Harvest from September when the fruit knocking sound is dull and easy to release from the stem. The main shoot of the watermelon plant must be freed from the lateral shoots after the fifth to sixth leaf.
|Botanical name||Citrullus lanatus|
|Sowing||April to May|
|Harvesting||September to October|