Tags: Certified Organic Open Pollinated

Growing Practices: No Pesticides No Herbicides No Fungicides No Synthetic Fertilizers

Latin Name: Citrullus lanatus

Days to Maturity: 83 days

Description:

Crimson Sweet is well known and well loved for its crisp sweet flavor, storage and shipping ability, productivity, and resilience in the field. This improved seedstock has been selected for over 15 years by Pam Dawling of Twin Oaks Community in Louisa, Virginia - for flavor, sweetness, earliness and healthy foliage (you can read more about Pam's work at www.sustainablemarketfarming.com).
In trials at Care of the Earth Community Farm the Virginia Select strain held up the best to gummy stem blight - significantly better than regular Crimson Sweet. We've also noticed and appreciated its ability to withstand anthracnose and downy mildew. Debbie Piesen and Alexis Ziegler at Living Energy Farm are now stewarding this seedstock - they've tried a lot of other watermelons in the course of seed production work, and this is their favorite. 22 seeds/gram. Grown by Living Energy Farm.

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Crimson Sweet Virginia Select Watermelon - Certified Organic

Unit SizePriceDescription
2 Grams $4.00 approx. 44 seeds
1/2 Ounce $12.00 approx. 308 seeds
1 Ounce $19.00 approx. 616 seeds

$4.00

Common Wealth Seed Growers

Louisa, VA, United States (Zone 7a)
Established in 2014
14.00 acres in production

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