Astrakhanski watermelon

Origin - Russia. It hails from the city of Astrakhan, on the Volga River near the Caspian Sea.

Days till harvest - 75-85. This is a super short season rare watermelon.

Rind - Roundish, dark green with stripes and mottling.   Flesh - wonderful, delicious, delicate sweetness. The flesh is is pink and the seeds seem to vary in color and can be buff ,orangeish or brownish.   Fruit weight - 3-4 kg. 25-30 cm.

 

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 To buy seeds try: www.amishlandseeds.com 

Photo of Astrakhanski watermelon