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Watermelon Plants

Watermelon plants grow sprawling vines that produce edible, juicy fruits that are eaten fresh from the garden. These low calorie vegetables are high in Vitamins A, B6 and C, citrulline, as well as fiber and potassium and contain more lycopene per serving than tomatoes.

Planting your watermelon seedling is very easy, simply remove the plant from the container and place into the soil the same depth that it was in the container. When transplanting use a high phosphorus fertilizer, 30 days later give the plants an application of nitrogen. Then fertilize every other week throughout the growing season with fish emulsion. Watermelons need at least an inch of water. Applying a layer of mulch will help keep the moisture constant and keep the weeds down. Fruits are ready to be harvested when the light green, curly tendrils on the stem near the point of attachment of the melon turn brown and dry and when the surface of the melon becomes dull.

All of our Watermelon Plants for sale are shipped with very well-established root systems. They ship according to our Spring Shipping schedule. We guarantee them to arrive alive and thriving.

Price $6.30
The 'Summer Sweet Red' Watermelon Plant produces fruits with flesh that is deep red, juicy and seedless. The sweet fruits offer medium green rinds with dark green stripes. The rounded melons weigh 14-18 pounds. Each 3-inch pot contains two Summer Sweet Red Seedless watermelon plants. *Notice, for a seedless plant to properly pollinate, there must be a seeded variety planted close to it! Sold Out
Price $4.75
The 'Crimson Sweet' Watermelon Plant is by far the most popular watermelon today. The flesh is deep red, very sweet, and has small seeds. It is an All-America Selections Winner. Crimson Sweet has 20-25 pound fruits that are oval to round. The rind is thick, tough, medium green with dark green stripes. It also has good disease resistance. Each 3-inch pot contains two Crimson Sweet watermelon plants. Sold Out
Price $6.00
Our 'Faerie' Watermelon Plant is for the gardener who is short on space but refuses to give up the dream of growing their own watermelons. It grows quickly and bears 4-6 pound, slightly elongated, globe-shaped fruits on vines never reaching more than 11-feet in length. Even their appearance is untraditional, the rind being creamy yellow with thin green stripes, the fruit measuring a diminutive 7-8 inches. The bright reddish-pink flesh is pleasingly crisp, sweet and flavorful. Each 3-inch pot contains two Faerie watermelon plants. Sold Out
Price $5.25
The 'Sugar Baby' Watermelon Plant produces fruits with a deep red, crisp flesh that is about as sweet as you can experience in a watermelon. This early producing melon sets an abundance of flavorful, 7-12 pound fruits on compact vines. It is considered by many to be the best icebox sized watermelon! Each 3-inch pot contains two Sugar Baby watermelon plants. Sold Out