Scaly Bark watermelon

Origin - USA. This truly historic variety was listed in the1885 Retail
Catalogue of the notable James J.H. Gregory, who said, “Skin somewhat rough, as the name denotes. Looks outside somewhat like Phinney’s. Remains longer than usual in eating order after gathering.”

Days till harvest -

Rind - Named for the mottled, light and medium green rind that appears much like tree bark, very unique looking.  Flesh - bright red, sweet and crisp;  Fruit weight -

Keeps very well.

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