85 days. Super sweet and highly-irresistible apricot-colored flesh is both juicy and refreshing! Oblong fruits weigh 8-10 pounds. This Russian variety was first introduced in 1898 by Peter Henderson & Co. This scarce treasure was tracked down by SSE member Glenn Drowns who introduced the variety to Seed Savers Exchange in 1987.
Keywords (optional; may include species, genus, family, planting season, etc): Citrullus lanatus
Is this seed certified organic?:
No, but no synthetic pesticides or fertilizers were used in producing it
No, and synthetic pesticides or fertilizers were used in producing it.
Available year round?:
No; see lister's profile for availability times
Quantity (optional; may be min. # of seeds, or packet weight, or other measure of quantity): 25 seeds
Listing created Jan 15, 2021