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PlantFiles: Watermelon
Citrullus lanatus 'Comadre'

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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: Comadre

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Category:
Annuals
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

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

Spacing:
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)
10-12 ft. (3-3.6 m)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun

Bloom Color:
Pale Yellow

Days to Maturity:
91 to 100 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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Farmerdill On Dec 12, 2012, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

"(22-28 lbs.) Comadre F1 is a hybrid, diploid watermelon that features a dark, Crimson Sweet rind pattern and an elongated, Allsweet shape. This watermelon seed variety features a dark red flesh that is both crisp and sweet. Comadre F1 diploid watermelon makes an excellent pollinator for triploid production. Tolerant to Anthracnose and Fusarium Wilt. 90-95 days." New England Seed



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