PlantsWatermelons→Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus 'New Hampshire Midget')

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Flower Color: Yellow
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Various insects
Child plants: one child plant

Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Aug 10, 2012 8:53 AM

One of the first personal size watermelons introduced in 1951 by the University of New Hampshire. Small melon with strawberry colored flesh that is very early maturity. Not the greatest flavor but very early.

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Watermelon growing by jnicholes Jul 25, 2020 10:00 AM 12

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