Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus 'Golden Crown') in the Watermelons Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Dry
Flower Color: Yellow
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 1991

Small, short maturation, mild flavor.

All- America Selections for 2012All- America Selections for 2012
December 23, 2011

Each year AAS judges get together to judge the “best of the best” flowers and vegetables. The panel is comprised of individuals associated with some of the premier seed companies in the country. These awards are not given lightly. Each entry must meet high standards in order to be considered for these prestigious awards. There are four winners for 2012, two each in the flower and vegetable categories.

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Posted by jmorth (central Illinois) on Dec 24, 2015 3:12 AM

AAS winner 1981. 78 days. 5 to 7 pound oval shape. High sugar content,

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