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Johnny's Exclusive/Specialty

At Johnny's, we have trialed seed and products from around the world. After confirming that they meet our superior quality standards, we have chosen to offer many unique varieties that are now only available from Johnny's. These are Johnny's Exclusives/Specialties.

Starlight (F1)
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Starlight (F1)(F1) Watermelon Seed

2493

Product ID: 2493

Festival type.

Round, 8" diameter fruits weighing 10-12 lb. Deep green with highly contrasting black stripes. Red flesh has excellent flavor with crisp texture. Avg. 1-2 fruits/plant. Avg. 8,500 seeds/lb. Packet: 30 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2493Packet  $5.95 
24931/8 Ounce  $16.85 
24931/4 Ounce  $28.30 
24931/2 Ounce  $51.75 
24931 Ounce  $93.30 
24931/4 Pound  $261.15 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   75

Plant Cycle:   (A)  

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Growing Information

Watermelons



CULTURE: Follow instructions under "Melons".
RIPENESS: There are 3 ways to tell when a watermelon is ripe: 1) the tendril nearest the point on the vine where fruit stem attaches is browning/dead, 2) the spot where the fruit rests on the ground is yellow, and 3) the classic mystery - you hear "punk", as opposed to "pink" or "pank", when you flick the melon with your fingers.
STORAGE: Hold at 45°F (7°C) and 85% relative humidity 2-3 weeks.
AVG. DIRECT SEEDING RATE: 340'/oz., 500'/1,000 seeds, 3 oz./1,000', 11/3 lb./acre at 3 seeds every 18", in rows 6' apart.
TRANSPLANTS: Avg. 550 plants /oz.
SEED SPECS: SEEDS/LB.: 10,000-14,000 (avg. 11,000).
PACKET: See individual varieties.


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