Desert King watermelon

Desert King watermelon

Origin - USA. 

Days to ripen - 110

Rind - Pea green. Sunburn resistant.   Flesh - Yellow, very pleasant but a bit seedy.   Fruit weight -  10 kg fruit.

Drought resistant.     

 My Notes:  2012 - 2 vines survived averaging 3 fruits each.

See below pictures for  season growing info. 

 Seeds available from many seed websites including  www.rareseeds.com, www.victoryseeds.com and www.reimerseeds.com

2104/15 growing season

4th October 2014: Sowed seeds

13th Oct: germinating

 

 2012 Growing season

2nd Oct: seeds sown

19th Oct: germinating. Delay has been due to cold nights.

15 Feb: picked first fruits.