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PlantFiles: Watermelon
Citrullus lanatus 'Lemon Krush'

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Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Citrullus (SIT-ruh-lus) (Info)
Species: lanatus (la-NA-tus) (Info)
Cultivar: Lemon Krush

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Days to Maturity:
81 to 90 days

Other details:
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Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive Farmerdill On Nov 20, 2009, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A 16-18 lb diploid hybrid. Fruit have shape and rind pattern of Crimson Sweet, but flesh is golden. High sugar content. Actually flesh is pale yellow and the rind pattern is similar to Dixie Queen, Chris Cross, or Jubilee. Much lighter greens than Crimson Sweet. Both the markings and flesh color are those of Yellow Doll. Fruit is 2-3 times larger than Yellow Doll. It is sweet but texture and overall taste are inferior to Yellow Doll.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Augusta, Georgia



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