Cannonball watermelon

Origin - USA.  

Days to ripen - 90

Rind - Solid dark green, round.  Flesh - red.   Fruit weight - to 6-8 kg.

Ripeness indications - cream spot where it lays on the ground and drying of the nearest tendral.

Drought tolerant. This melon is said to be another name for 'Black diamond'

 

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 Seed available from www.sandhillpreservation.com