Family: Cucurbitaceae (koo-ker-bih-TAY-see-ee) (Info) Genus: Citrullus (SIT-ruh-lus) (Info) Species: lanatus (la-NA-tus) (Info) Cultivar: Sugarlee Hybridized by Univ. of Florida; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1981
On Nov 4, 2003, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:
Sugarlee is an open-pollinated cultivar that ripens about a week earlier and 5 lbs smaller than Dixielee which it resembles from the outside. Flesh ia standard pink-red and very sweet. Yield well athough it is not as vigorous as either Dixielee or Legacy.
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: