Watermelon—the word brings to mind the long, lazy days of summer, picnics, and barbecues. 'Crimson Sweet' is a high-quality old standard of home gardens, weighing about 20–25 pounds with bright crimson flesh. With just a little care, it can be easily grown in northern climates; see inside of packet for details. Bottom turns ivory when ripe. Resistant to fusarium wilt and anthracnose.
Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus
Days to Maturity: 85 days
Hardiness: Frost-sensitive annual
Plant Dimensions: 6'–10' vines
Variety Information: 'Crimson Sweet' produces 12"x10", 20–25 pound fruit with brilliant red, crisp, very sweet flesh. The rind is medium green with dark green striping. Resistant to Fusarium wilt and anthracnose.