Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds
Package of Johnny's Selected Seeds

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Sorbet Swirl (F1)
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Sorbet Swirl (F1)

2871

Product ID: 2871

The finest multicolored watermelon we have seen.

Flesh has beautiful pastel swirls of red and yellow. Avg. 10 lb. fruits are round to oval, 8" in diameter. Display a cut specimen for your customers' inspection. It is relatively early, has performed well in both cool and warm years, and has first-rate sweetness and texture. Avg. 1-2 fruits/plant. Avg. 10,800 seeds/lb. Packet: 15 seeds.

Product Price Qty
2871Packet  $5.95 
Backordered until 10/31/14
28711/8 Ounce  $11.55 
28711/4 Ounce  $19.69 
28711/2 Ounce  $37.25 
28711 Ounce  $63.00 
28711/4 Pound  $175.45 

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Days to Maturity or Bloom:   77

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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