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Watermelon 'Katanya' - Citrullus lanatus


Hardiness

Warm-season

USDA Zones 4 and warmer

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Light

Full sun
Soil

Fertile, deep, well-drained
Water

Regular watering
Habit

Plant spread is 2 to 3 feet (.61-.91 m)
Melon

8 to 10 pound (3.6-4.5 kg) round, dark green melons


Comments:

"Ice-box" type melon with sweet salmon-pink flesh and a fruity aftertaste. Sturdy vines produce large quantities of melons. Russian heirloom seed from "Katanya," a woman in northern Illinois. Harvest 65 days from sowing seed.

Sources:

It's often hard to list definite sources. Ask for them at:
  • Online vegetable and flower seed websites
  • Mail order seed catalogs
  • Seed packets in retail stores
  • Or as bedding plants at garden centers


 






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