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PlantFiles: Watermelon
Citrullus lanatus 'Million Bucks'

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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: Million Bucks

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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:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

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

Profile:

No positives
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Neutral Farmerdill On Feb 14, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

A hybrid Allsweet type.

Neutral smiln32 On Feb 4, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

78 days to maturity. Very juicy. Flesh is red and crisp. Weighs 20-30 lbs when ripe.

Regional...

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

Rialto, California
Allston, Massachusetts
Zimmerman, Minnesota



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