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Watermelon 'Bush Charleston Gray'

Citrullus lanatus

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

Vegetables

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 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:

Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds

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

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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

Introduced by P.Yorty, Musser Seed in 1983. Short vine runs only 3 - 4 ft. A long grey melon that runs 15 -20 lbs. Looks like a small Charleston Grey but has better quality red flesh. PVP.

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On Feb 2, 2005, smiln32 from Oklahoma City, OK (Zone 7a) wrote:

Open-pollinated. Fruit matures in 85 days and weighs 25-30 lbs when ripe. Flesh is bright red.

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