Watermelon - Sugar Baby Variety: Sugar Baby - Citrullus lanatus Color: Dark green rind with sweet crimson flesh when ripe. Easy to Grow? Yes. Seeds Per Packet: Approx. 30+ Germination Rate: 85% Country of Origin: United States of America Heirloom, Non-Hybrid, Open Pollinated. Seeds can be saved and replanted. Time Until Harvest: 75 Days Notes: Germ time: 5 - 10 days. Bears 10 lb. fruit on average. Early bearing variety. Resists drought. In zones 1-5 start indoors 4-6 weeks before last frost. Use peat pots, melons are prone to transplant shock. In Zone 6+ direct sow after danger of frost has passed. Plant 4 feet apart or in hills (3 each) 5-6 feet apart.
Easily stored, 10 pound fruits on prolific and hardy vines.