73 days. [1977, developed by Glenn Drowns] Small-fruited, earliest of all. An excellent small, fast maturing, highly productive watermelon that can be successfully grown in cool short season areas or southern hot, humid, areas. The earliest of 114 varieties that Glenn Drowns grew in 1994. Round 9 in. fruits have a dark green rind with small brown seeds. Orange-red flesh has sweet, rich flavor. When harvested just underripe, melons will ripen in storage and keep up to 2 months. Pkt (1 g, ~22 seeds)
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Citrullus lanatus
Please refer to our Watermelon Growing Guide for cultural information.
Packet: 1-3 g (20-60 seeds, average 39 seeds).