I purchased the Fall Seed Collection for some container gardening this autumn and have been very pleased with the results. Germination rate was fantastic and I had to do much more thinning than I usually do from store-bought seeds. The little growing guide helped with varieties I haven't grown before (hello, kohlrabi). All of my plants are hardy and healthy and I'm already enjoying the early harvests. Looking forward to maturity on the longer growers. Will be buying the Granny's kitchen garden pack for spring. Thanks so much!
I planted several varieties over the past couple years. These have been the most reliable producers so far. Averaged 10-15 lbs. one larger one about 20. Nothing remotely close to 40 lbs. that’s ok. Huge ones are a pain to break down.
I planted a whole bunch of this to attract bees and butterflies. It grows like crazy. However I protected the seed with hay because my first round died because of the hot Florida sun and lack of rain lately.
We started these indoors in January. We transplanted them twice and finally out to our raised bed (full coastal sun). The plant is massive and the tomatoes are TASTY! The best little tomatoes we have ever had. We will likely plant them in a separate bed next year since they grow to such a large size and can crowd out other plants.
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Tendersweet Orange Watermelon Seed
Tendersweet Orange Watermelon (90 days)
Heirloom Seed Package contains 2 grams or about 20 heirloom watermelon seeds
Yummalicious orange, crisp, sweet, watermelon that is not only colorful, but also intensely tasty.
Comments from Daves Garden about Tendersweet Orange Watermelon...
"This melon is my favorite this summer, crisp, sweet, large, 35 pounds. This has hollow heart, which I really enjoy. Seems to hold on the vine longer than most."
"This is the stardard for orange fleshed watermelons. It is a long type melon with markings similar to the Allsweet type ( dark green with lighter green strips). Average size is about 30 lbs. Taste and texture are excellent. An added advantage over Orangeglo is that the rind is tough enough to allow marketing at local/farmers markets."
Recommended by the Following State Universities or Ag Extension Offices as a variety that performs well for their region. TX