Stone Mountain watermelon

Origin - A legendary commercial melon from the early 20th century. Stone Mountain was introduced in 1923 by Hastings Seed Company of Atlanta, Georgia, and went on to become one of the top commercial melons of the 1930’s and 1940’s, but now is almost extinct due to mass production and hybrids.

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Rind - thick rinds that make them excel as shippers and storage melons.    Flesh - sweet, juicy and wonderful   Fruit weight -  13 kg.

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