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King of Hearts Watermelon

King of Hearts Watermelon

King of Hearts Watermelon

King of Hearts Watermelon

King of Hearts Watermelon

Seedless King of Hearts is an oval-shaped picnic melon that will feed an entire party. It has a thick, green rind that lets it store and travel well, with medium green stripes. This is one of the top long vine watermelons, which means it needs a lot of space to grow in.

Sun Exposure

  • Full sun

Soil pH

  • 6.1 to 7.5

Hardiness Zones

  • not frost hardy

Spacing

  • Vines need 8 to 10 feet of space

Moisture

  • Water deeply 1 to 1.5 inches per week
  • keep soil moist but not waterlogged

Notes

  • 80 to 85 days to harvest
  • Hybrid
  • Needs another variety to pollinate – recommend Sugar Baby
  • Seedless
  • Flesh is red, sweet and crisp
  • Weighs 10 to 20 lbs.

Have you grown King of Hearts watermelons? If so, tell us your top tips for ensuring a delicious harvest.

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