Watermelon
Citrullus lanatus 'Star Brite'

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

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Days to Maturity:

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

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

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

Augusta, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

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positive
1
neutral
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RatingContent
Positive

On Aug 31, 2015, packmaster from Kernersville, NC wrote:

I had about 300 plants. Most melons were between 25 and 35 lbs.
A couple were freaks of nature and weighed 65 and 67 lbs.
Very tasty.......
customers were very pleased with the taste.

Neutral

On Feb 10, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 85 day hybrid. Large (25-29lbs) for a hybrid, dark green stripes on medium green ,oblong blocky shaped melon. Tolerant to fusarium and anthractnose.