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Watermelon, Burpees Fordhook Hybrid

Best-selling early, with sweet, bright red flesh.

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This Burpee-bred watermelon is extra vigorous, producing many round, dark green fruits weighing 14 lbs. each. Proven tops for performance, flavor and wide adaptability. After all danger of frost, sow 5 or 6 seeds in groups 6 to 8' apart.

Product Details

Fruit Weight: 14  pounds

Days to Maturity: 74  days

Sun: Full Sun 

Height: 8-12  inches

Sowing Method: Direct Sow 

Spread: 6-8  feet

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Watermelon, Burpees Fordhook Hybrid

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