Watermelon - Sugar Baby
Ice box type of melon widely adapted, produces an abundance of small 8 x 8 1/2 inch fruits. Rind is tough, thin, dark green. It has very sweet, firm, bright red flesh with small dark brown seeds.
Keep plants well dusted with lime or Tomato and Vegetable Dust to control insects.
Planting time - late spring or indoors 4-6 weeks earlier
Matures in - 75 days.
Germinates in - 7 to 10 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 3 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring about 2 inches across.
Thinning - when plants are 2 inches tall, thin to 3 of the strongest plants in each hill
Net weight 1.2 G (Estimated 25 seeds)
Bulk Watermelon seed available.
1300 Seeds/oz. Plant 1oz per 100ft row.
4lbs of Watermelon seed needed per acre.