(30-50 lbs.) Florida Giant watermelon features a smooth, thick, tough and hard rind. Very dark green with bluish cast. Nearly round, 15” diameter or larger. Firm, sweet, bright-red flesh. Southern favorite for home and market. 90-95 days.
Standard varieties have seeds and are diploid. Sow seeds directly into packs, peat pots or directly in the field. 3-4 lbs. per acre. Well drained soil is best, plants need adequate water from seeding until they start blooming.
300 seeds/oz.; 8 days, 70-72°F.