Golden Midget Watermelon(Citrullus lanatus) The first watermelon to ripen in our fields at 65 -70 days. A really nice little watermelon, with golden-yellow rind and salmon pink flesh. Turns yellow when ripe and ready to enjoy the sweetness of this powerful 3 pound gem. Bred by Elwyn Meader and Albert Yaeger at the University of New Hampshire in 1959. Golden Midget is the result of a cross between New Hampshire Midget and Pumpkin Rind.
70 days to maturity
25 seeds per packet $3.95
Planting instructions:Seed indoors 1/2 inch deep. Line out transplants after risk of frost has passed, spacing 5-6 seed apart. Direct seed in raised hills sowing 5-6 seeds 1/2 inch deep. Soil temperature should be at least 21 degrees Celsius. Space mounds 5-6 feet apart, thinning to 3 plants per mound.