WD-04-61 F1 Hybrid Watermelon is a diploid variety. This watermelon features high brix and a good shelf life along with excellent vine growth and heavy set. WD-04-61 exhibits an elongated shape and weighs 9-12 kg. (20-26 lbs). Excellent tolerance to Fusarium, slight Anthracnose. 90 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.