Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus 'Schochler') in the Watermelons Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Fruit: Other: Very long melon. 40 to 50 lb. The flesh is bright crimson, fine grained and very sugary. Tough rind: rich dark green with faint stripe. Can be shipped succesfully. Used to be grown extensively in the South. 90 DTM.
Flower Color: Yellow
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Various insects

Male Flower

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Heirloom Graystone Watermelon Seeds by LWWilkerson Jan 16, 2017 9:48 PM 12
Hybrid tomato reports by Bonehead Mar 14, 2019 12:40 PM 657
Can't find heirloom 'Schochler' Watermelon seeds by RickCorey Aug 3, 2016 4:41 PM 2
Schochler Watermelon by stacyschochler Jul 17, 2017 8:49 AM 163
Sources for scientific names and reliable information. by eclayne Aug 31, 2013 5:53 PM 32

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