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Watermelon
Citrullus lanatus 'Million Bucks'

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

Regional

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

Rialto, California

Allston, Massachusetts

Zimmerman, Minnesota

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

A hybrid Allsweet type.

Neutral

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.