Ripening

The first fruits should be ready to harvest in mid to late summer, about 55 to 85 days after pollination.

When a Watermelon is ripe the tendril closest

Plants/person:

2.0

Yield/plant:

10.0-30.0lbs

Yield/sq. ft.:

2.0-4.0lbs

Fruit Size:

17.0"-19.0"

Exterior Color:

Yellow-green rind, with dark-green broken stripes

Interior Color:

Reddish

Nutrition:

Watermelon contains about 6% sugar and 92% water, along with vitamins A and C and small amounts of B6. It also contains minerals such as Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, and Phosphorous. It is also high in the phytonutrient lycopene.