DRAGONE KING WATERMELON (OBLONG, CRIMSON RED)
Growing Condition – Watermelons need a long growing season (at least 80 days) and warm ground for seeds to germinate and grow. Soil should be 70 degrees or warmer at planting time. Sow seeds 1 inch deep and keeps well watered until germination.
Description- Oblong fruit, ice box type, crispy red flesh with few seeds
Germination Rate – 80 to 90 %.
Seedling 250 -300g / acre
Fruit ripening time 55-60 days (applied by mulching method)
Fruit weight 6-7 Kg /by product
Plant Type: Vigorous.
Colour: Uniform bluish-black skin.
Weight: 3-5 kg.
Flesh: Crimson red, small seeds.
Sweetness TSS (%): 12-13.
Showing session -December -January and June July
Production – This variety of watermelon is around 25-35 tonnes per acre!