Watermelon Georgia Rattlesnake Seeds QTY. 25

South GA Seed Company
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This melon needs no introduction. It's considered by many to be one of the best tasting heirloom watermelons grown. It's a Georgia native and has been grown since the 1800s. Light red flesh, sweet with oblong shape, can grow up to 30 lbs. Outer skin is dark with light green striping. 

  • QTY: 25
  • Seed Planting Depth: 1"
  • Germination Temperature: 75-80
  • Days to Germination: 3-10
  • Row Spacing: 6'
  • Plant Spacing: 3'
  • 100' Row Yield: 55 lb
  • Sun: Full
  • Harvest time: 80 days

How to Save Seeds



Watermelons will cross will with other watermelons so isolate up to a ¼ or so. Once you are sure they are ripe cut them from the vine and cut open scoop out seeds and follow process found under cucumbers for seed saving. You can eat the flesh at this point seeds are normally ready when melon is ripe. Have fun collecting from watermelon should be a family event!