Watermelon

Selection of valuable varieties


MINI TYPE WATERMELON

HYBRID CHARACTERISTICS PLANT/FRUIT REMARKS
F1 BILLY Very early Crimson type MINI *70 days. Medium strong plant producing globe-round fruits of approx. 2,5–3 kg. Sweet & crispy deep red flesh. Reliable producer of uniform quality MINIs.


Further the following hybrids are available. Askfor our special product leaflet.

  • CRIMSON type oval round tunnel and open field culture.
  • CRIMSON type barrel shape for tunnel and open field culture.
WATERMELON - USEFUL INFORMATION
GREENHOUSE CULTURE OPEN FIELD CULTURE
Number of seeds per g 15-25 sds 15-25 sds
Sowing depth 1,5-2 cm 1,5-2 cm
Optimum germ. Temperature 22-25 ˚C 22-25 ˚C
Seeds per 1.000 m2 60 g 20 g
Planting distance 100/ 150 cm x 50 cm
Plants per 1.000 m2 650 plants 250 plants
Optimum conductivity in soil 0,9-1,2 mS
Optimum pH in soil pH 5,5-6,8 pH 5,5-6,8
Advice Consult our crop specialists for more crop information and fertigation recommendations.