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Water Melon Petite Yellow

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sweet yellow watermelon

Water Melon Petite Yellow     Bee and butterfly graphic

Approximate Seed Quantity: 5

This gorgeous little yellow water Melon is one of the earliest and sweetest available. The delicious fruit reach 900g to 1.4kg each and although they have a tendency to crack when ripe or when trying to slice, it isn’t an issue when eating immediately, and trust us – you will! They can be grown outside in a warm, sheltered and sunny location but for the most reliable crop grow under glass. Annual. Download sowing guide

  • Likes a soil rich in well rotted compost or farmyard manure
  • Sow seeds on their edge March-May 1cm deep in 7cm pots.
  • Place in a propagator or somewhere you can maintain temperature at 20-25°C
  • Days to germination: 5-10
  • Once plants have their first set of true leaves pot on to a 13cm pot for a few weeks
  • Harden off carefully if growing outside in a warm, sunny, sheltered spot
  • Water regularly and feed with a liquid fertiliser every two weeks
  • Pinch out the tip at the 4 leaf stage and train side shoots
  • Hand pollinate if required
  • The fruit is ripe when it sounds hollow if you tap it with your knuckles