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Watermelon: Sweet Dakota Rose

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CERTIFIED ORGANIC SEED, 1 packet (25 seeds) 

Citrullus lanatus (80-90 days) Over 30 years ago David Podoll crossed a small early maturing variety (Early Canada) with a large, southern shipping variety (Black Diamond) to create this medium-sized 15-20 lb delight. After decades of selection, it is well adaptable to cool, short seasons and fluctuating weather conditions, making it easier for you to successfully grow. It has been called one of the sweetest, open-pollinated watermelons and has few, small seeds. With a thin but firm skin, it handles and stores well.

By purchasing this seed you are a part of the FREE THE SEED movement... A Prairie Road original, this watermelon was bred on our farm! It originates with us and we work hard to maintain its quality traits. Ours is simply the BEST version of Sweet Dakota Rose you can purchase! It is registered as OPEN SOURCE through the Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI). To learn more, click here.

Growing Notes

Soil Temp. for Germ.: 70-95 degrees F; Planting Depth: 1/4-1/2 inch; Plant Spacing: 9 inches with rows 6 feet apart. Days to Germination: 6-10; Days to Maturity: 80-90; Full Sun.