Moon and Stars watermelon

Origin - USA. Legendary Heirloom Variety rediscovered in Macon, Missouri. Originally introduced by Peter Henderson & Co. in 1926, it was called "SUN, MOON AND STARS." The catalog says " extraordinary variation...and that it has such a delicious taste". It was sold then for 20 cents a packet.

Days till harvest - 95

Rind - The dark green rind has bright yellow spots on it! Spots range in size from tiny to several inches across.   Flesh - It has very sweet brilliant, red flesh.    Fruit weight - Can grow over 17 kg

 This is becoming one of the most popular Heirloom varieties.

Notes: Leaves are also speckled with yellow.   

 Seeds available from most heirloom vegetable seeds websites.

Photo thanks to Baker Creek Seeds (