(6-12 lbs.) Sugar Baby is a great “Icebox” size watermelon for northern states. It is very sweet and round with small seeds. The flesh is medium red and firm. Skin changes from green striped to almost black when ripe. Good for backyard growers and market farmers. 80 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.