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Vegetable Description: A stunning heirloom, Moon & Stars watermelon was first offered in 1926 by Peter Henderson & Company as "Sun, Moon, and Stars." It disappeared from the public eye until being rediscovered in 1987 at Merle Van Doren's farm in Macon, Missouri. These melons get their name from the small yellow "stars" and large yellow "moons" on the dark green rind.
Vegetable Botanical Name: Citrullus lanatus
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Vegetable Duration: Annual
Vegetable Days to Maturity: 95
Vegetable Seeds Per Oz: 140
Vegetable Height: 6” to 12”
Vegetable Spacing: 60 in to 72 in
Vegetable Planting: Direct sow outside after danger of last frost. Plant in hills of 2-3 plants per hill at 60”-72” apart, and 1“ below soil surface.
Vegetable Seed Saving: Allow watermelon to ripen on plants; then collect seeds. Clean and dry the seeds before storage in cool dry conditions.
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