Vegetables
Year Introduced: 2022
Heredity: Hybrid
Country of Origin: Thailand
Hybridizer or Originator: Chia Tai Co
Days to harvest: 75

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Vine
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 6 inches
Plant Spread: 8- 12 feet
Flower Color: Yellow
Uses: Vegetable
Edible Parts: Fruit
Eating Methods: Raw
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Other Beneficial Insects
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Sow in situ
Can handle transplanting
Pollinators: Various insects
Awards and Recognitions: AAS (All-America Selection®): 2022 Regional (Great Lakes)

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Common names
  • Watermelon

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Location: Augusta GA
AAS
Comments:
  • Posted by farmerdill (Augusta Georgia - Zone 8a) on Oct 22, 2021 6:19 PM concerning plant:
    A new triploid (seed less) melon from Chia tai. Fruits are round black with yellow spots and average about 10 lbs. It shows Moon and Stars heritage. A 75 day melon that is earlier than Sugar Baby and has a similar growth pattern.

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