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PlantFiles: Watermelon
Citrullus lanatus 'Sweet Siberian'

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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: Sweet Siberian

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Category:
Vegetables
Vines and Climbers

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:
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:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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Profile:

1 positive
2 neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive Joan On Sep 2, 2007, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

My Brother In Law grew this melon this year, and they have a great flavor.

Neutral berrygirl On Mar 4, 2007, berrygirl from Braselton, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

This melon was becoming rare until SSE member Glenn Drowns reintroduced it from seed he obtained from the USDA.

Neutral Farmerdill On Feb 11, 2005, Farmerdill from Augusta, GA (Zone 8a) wrote:

An 85 day apricot fleshed 6-10 lb melon. A medium dark green elliptical shaped fruit.

Regional...

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

Belfield, North Dakota



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