|Item Number||Italian Name||Scientific Name|
|04||Crimson Sweet||Citrullus Lanatus|
This is a delicious, small fruited "refrigerator" melon developed specially for home gardens. Fruits grow to 8 inches across, and weigh about 10 lbs. The flesh is bright red, fine grained and very flavorful. Plants have small vines producing early enough for short season areas.
From March to May in open field, keeping protected the culture with small plastic tunnels during the first period of development. Harvesting - from July to September.
|Life Cycle||Days of Maturity||Sun Type||Spread||Max Height||Planting Time|
|Annual Plant||80 Days||Full||6-7 Feet||24 inches||Spring|
= Outside Sow Period
= Sow Indoors then Transplant seedlings
= Harvest Period
= Tunnel/Cloche Gardening