Chris Cross watermelon

Chris Cross watermelon

Origin - USA.  This heirloom was bred in Montrose, Iowa in 1950 by "Chris" Christenson and the "Cross" was Hawksbury crossed with Dixie Queen.

Days to ripen - 90

Rind -  green striped   Flesh - tasty, crisp red  Fruit weight - 6-8 kg

 This variety is almost extinct.

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 Seeds available from many heirloom seed supplier websites.

Chris Cross Watermelon