Organic Squash: Water Melon, “Sugar baby”

Organic Squash: Water Melon, “Sugar baby”

£1.75

Small sweet water melon, weighing in at around 1.8kgs. So tasty and refreshing for the hot days of summer.

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Description

Organic Squash: Water Melon, “Sugar baby”. Citrullus lanatus.

‘Sugar Baby’ is a tasty, attractive small water melon weighing in from about 1.8 kg.

How to grow:
Sow seeds in pots on heat in April/May. Grow on till there are three true leaves then plant in the ground when there’s no chance of a frost. Ripening end August beginning September. Growing in a greenhouse/polytunnel or a warm spot in a walled garden is recommended. Grow in dry conditions but keep well watered, preferably from below.

Problem solving:
Keep slugs off when young. Hot and dry on top, wet soil underneath.

Favourite ways to eat them:
Harvest in the morning and put into the fridge for a couple of hours before you want to eat them.

Cultural history:
This creeping vine in the cucurbitaceae family originates from India, cultivated for 1,000’s of years.

Avg contents: 15 seeds.

Additional information

Weight 0.01 g
Dimensions 13 × 8 × 1 cm

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