Watermelon - Charleston Gray
Charleston Gray is a very popular melon for home garden or market. Fruits average about 30 lbs., oblong light gray green with dark veins.
Seeds are dark brown. Keep plants well dusted with lime or Tomato and Vegetable Dust to control insects.
Planting time - late spring or indoors 4-6 weeks earlier
Matures in - 95 days.
Germinates in - 7 to 10 days
Sowing depth - 1/2 inch
Hill spacing - 6-8 feet
Seed spacing - 3-5 seeds in a ring about 2 inches across.
Thinning - when plants are 2 inches tall, thin to 3 of the strongest plants in each hill
Net weight 2.4 G (Estimated 20 seeds)
Bulk Watermelon seed available.
1300 Seeds/oz. Plant 1oz per 100ft row.
4lbs of Watermelon seed needed per acre.