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Watermelon Variety Descriptions

Days to Maturity were measured from transplanting to harvest.

Brix is a measure of sweetness, where 7.8 – 8.2 is somewhat sweet, 8.3 – 9.0 is sweet, and >9.0 is very sweet.

Ave. Fruit Wt. was based on all marketable fruit

Personal/Mini

Photo of Belle 460 watermelon Photo of Betsy 8103 watermelon
Belle 460
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.2 lbs
 
Betsy 8103
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.5 lbs
 
Photo of Cathay Belle watermelon Photo of Diana watermelon
Cathay Belle
Days to Maturity: 82
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.8 lbs
 
Diana
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.3 lbs
 
Photo of Gold Baby watermelon Photo of Gold Flower watermelon
Gold Baby1
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.0 lbs
 
Gold Flower
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.9 lbs
 
Photo of Golden Midget watermelon Photo of Golden Sunrise watermelon
Golden Midget
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 7.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.2 lbs
 
Golden Sunrise
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.9 lbs
 
Photo of Hime Kansen watermelon Photo of Jenny watermelon
Hime Kansen
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 3.4 lbs
 
Jenny
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 8.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.7 lbs
 
Photo ofNew Hampshire Golden Midget watermelon Photo of New Queen watermelon
New Hampshire Golden Midget
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 8.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 3.6 lbs
 
New Queen
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.9 lbs
 
Photo of Precious Petite watermelon Photo of Red Doll watermelon
Precious Petite
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 9.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.6 lbs
 
Red Doll
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.0 lbs
 
Photo of Rugby (41020016) watermelon Photo of Solitaire watermelon
Rugby (41020016)
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.4 lbs
 
Solitaire
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.5 lbs
 
Photo of Vanesssa watermelon Photo of Wonder watermelon
Vanessa
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.6 lbs
 
Wonder
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.9 lbs
 

Icebox

Photo of 7167 watermelon Photo of 7177HQ watermelon
7167
Days to Maturity: 98
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.7 lbs
 
7177HQ
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 11.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.9 lbs
 
Photo of 9651 HQ (ACX651T) watermelon Photo of Afternoon Delight watermelon
9651 HQ (ACX 651T)
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.4 lbs
 
Afternoon Delight
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.8 lbs
 
Photo of Amarillo watermelon Photo of Astrakhanski watermelon
Amarillo
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.1 lbs
 
Astrakhanski
Days to Maturity: 103
Brix: 6.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.8 lbs
 
Photo of Blacktail Mountain watermelon Photo of Bobbie 8101 watermelon
Blacktail Mountain
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 8.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.5 lbs
 
Bobbie 8101
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.4 lbs
 
Photo of Boston watermelon Photo of Butterball watermelon
Boston
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 10.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.9 lbs
 
Butterball
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.3 lbs
 
Photo of Buttercup watermelon Photo of Constitution watermelon
Buttercup
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 10.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.2 lbs
 
Constitution
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.3 lbs
 
Photo of Crimson Tide watermelon Photo of Cream of Saskatchewan watermelon
Crimson Tide1
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 8.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.8 lbs
 
Cream of Saskatchewan
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 8.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.4 lbs
 
Photo of Demi Sweet watermelon Photo of Early Crimson Treat watermelon
Demi-Sweet
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 10.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.7 lbs
 
Early Crimson Treat
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 10.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.1 lbs
 
Photo of Early Moonbeam watermelon Photo of Extazy (6008) watermelon
Early Moonbeam
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.0 lbs
 
Extazy (6008)
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.4 lbs
 
Photo of Fenway watermelon Photo of Festival watermelon
Fenway
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 10.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.9 lbs
 
Festival2
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
 
Photo of Freedom watermelon Photo of Genesis watermelon
Freedom
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
 
Genesis1
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 9.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.9 lbs
 
Photo of Golden Honey watermelon Photo of HA 5130 watermelon
Golden Honey
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 9.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.3 lbs
 
HA 5130
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.8 lbs
 
Photo of HSR 2945 watermelon Photo of Imagination watermelon
HSR 2945
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 9.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.6 lbs
 
Imagination
Days to Maturity: 82
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
 
Photo of Independence watermelon Photo of Jade Star watermelon
Independence
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.8 lbs
 
Jade Star
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
 
Photo of Japanese Cream Fleshed Suika watermelon Photo ofJubilee watermelon
Japanese Cream Fleshed Suika1
Days to Maturity: 82
Brix: 8.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.1 lbs
 
Jubilee2
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.7 lbs
 
Photo of Lamar (HSR 2920) watermelon Photo of Lantha (HSR 2698) watermelon
Lamar
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.8 lbs
 
Lantha (HSR 2698)
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.7 lbs
 
Photo of Liberty watermelon Photo of Little Boy watermelon
Liberty
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
 
Little Boy
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.0 lbs
 
Photo of Lycosweet 5109 watermelon Photo of Malali watermelon
Lycosweet 5109
Days to Maturity: 98
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.3 lbs
 
Malali
Days to Maturity: 103
Brix: 6.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.7 lbs
 
Photo of Melitopolski watermelon Photo of Mickylee watermelon
Melitopolski
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 11.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.6 lbs
 
Mickylee
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.3 lbs
 
Photo of Millenium watermelon Photo of Millionaire watermelon
Millenium
Days to Maturity: 81
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
 
Millionaire
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.9 lbs
 
Photo of Mini Yellow watermelon Photo of Navajo Sweet watermelon
Mini Yellow
Days to Maturity: 81
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.5 lbs
 
Navajo Sweet
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 9.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.4 lbs
 
Photo of New Orchid watermelon Photo of Nova watermelon
New Orchid
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.9 lbs
 
Nova
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 9.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.6 lbs
 
Photo of Orange Julius watermelon Photo of Orchid Sweet watermelon
Orange Julius
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.0 lbs
 
Orchid Sweet1
Days to Maturity: 83
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.4 lbs
 
Photo of Osh Kirgizia watermelon Photo of Petite Perfection watermelon
Osh Kirgizia
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.2 lbs
 
Petite Perfection
Days to Maturity: 80
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.0 lbs
 
Photo of Petite Treat watermelon Photo of Petite Yellow watermelon
Petite Treat
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.2 lbs
 
Petite Yellow
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.5 lbs
 
Photo of Poquito watermelon Photo of Promise watermelon
Poquito1
Days to Maturity: 78
Brix: 11.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.9 lbs
 
Promise
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.5 lbs
 
Photo of Quetzali watermelon Photo of Revolution watermelon
Quetzali
Days to Maturity: 94
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.0 lbs
 
Revolution
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
 
Photo of Ruby watermelon Photo of Small Shining Light watermelon
Ruby
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 10.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.1 lbs
 
Small Shining Light
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 8.3
Ave/ Fruit Wt.: 7.3 lbs
 
Photo of Smile watermelon Photo of Solid Gold watermelon
Smile1
Days to Maturity: 83
Brix: 11.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.5 lbs
 
Solid Gold
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.3 lbs
 
Photo of Sorbet Swirl watermelon Photo of Southern Light watermelon
Sorbet Swirl
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 11.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
 
Southern Light
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.5 lbs
 
Photo of Summer Sweet 3521Y Photo of Sun Ray watermelon
Summer Sweet #3521Y
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 10.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.7 lbs
 
Sun Ray
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.9 lbs
 
Photo of Sunrise One watermelon Photo of Sunshine watermelon
Sunrise One
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 11.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.9 lbs
 
Sunshine
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
 
Photo of Super Crisp 85 watermelon Photo of Sweet Beauty watermelon
Super Crisp 85
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 12.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.2 lbs
 
Sweet Beauty
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.0 lbs
 
Photo of Sweet Delight watermelon Photo of Sweet Diane watermelon
Sweet Delight
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 10.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.2 lbs
 
Sweet Diane
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.4 lbs
 
Photo of Sweet Eat'n watermelon Photo of SXW 0016 watermelon
Sweet Eat'n
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.8 lbs
 
SXW 00161
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 5.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.0 lbs
 
Photo of SXW 0017 watermelon Photo of Thai Black watermelon
SXW 0017
Days to Maturity: 79
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.5 lbs
 
Thai Black1
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 7.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.2 lbs
 
Photo of Tiger Baby watermelon Photo of Treasure Chest watermelon
Tiger Baby
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.6 lbs
 
Treasure Chest
Days to Maturity: 80
Brix: 13.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.4 lbs
 
Photo of Triple Play watermelon Photo of Tri-X Palomar watermelon
Triple Play
Days to Maturity: 79
Brix: 12.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.6 lbs
 
Tri X Palomar1
Days to Maturity: 80
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.8 lbs
 
Photo of Ultra Cool watermelon Photo of Valdoria watermelon
Ultra Cool1
Days to Maturity: 83
Brix: 8.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.0 lbs
 
Valdoria
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 9.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.3 lbs
 
Photo of Vanguard (HSR 2866) watermelon Photo of White Wonder watermelon
Vanguard (HSR 2866)
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.8 lbs
 
White Wonder
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.4 lbs
 
Photo of Winter King and Queen watermelon Photo of WT-04-65 watermelon
Winter King and Queen
Days to Maturity: 100
Brix: 8.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
 
WT-04-65
Days to Maturity: 80
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.0 lbs
 
Photo of WT-04-68 watermelon Photo of Yellow Bird watermelon
WT-04-68
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 10.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.2 lbs
 
Yellow Bird
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.1 lbs
 
Photo of Yellow Doll watermelon Photo of Yellow Jubilee watermelon
Yellow Doll
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.0 lbs
 
Yellow Jubilee
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.8 lbs
 

Picnic

Photo of 7187 HQ watermelon Photo of 9601 HQ (ACX601T) watermelon
7187 HQ
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.7 lbs
 
9601 HQ (ACX601T)
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.1 lbs
 
Photo of Baby Doll watermelon Photo of Crimson Sweet watermelon
Baby Doll
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 8.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.7 lbs
 
Crimson Sweet
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.5 lbs
 
Photo of Desert King watermelon Photo of Gypsy watermelon
Desert King
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 8.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 19.4 lbs
 
Gypsy
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 9.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.1 lbs
 
Photo of Harmony watermelon Photo of Imperial watermelon
Harmony1
Days to Maturity: 76
Brix: 11.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.6 lbs
 
Imperial
Days to Maturity: 94
Brix: 9.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.3 lbs
 
Photo of Madrid watermelon Photo of Montreal watermelon
Madrid
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.1 lbs
 
Montreal
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.5 lbs
 
Photo of Moon & Stars watermelon Photo of Orange Sweet watermelon
Moon & Stars
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 16.7 lbs
 
Orange Sweet
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.0 lbs
 
Photo of Orangeglo watermelon Photo of Sangria watermelon
Orangeglo
Days to Maturity: 94
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 13.2 lbs
 
Sangria
Days to Maturity: 100
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.9 lbs
 
Photo of Sugar Baby watermelon Photo of Sultan watermelon
Sugar Baby
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.7 lbs
 
Sultan
Days to Maturity: 94
Brix: 12.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.7 lbs
 
Photo of Summer Sweet #2532 watermelon Photo of Sweet Favorite watermelon
Summer Sweet #2532
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 12.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.1 lbs
 
Sweet Favorite
Days to Maturity: 97
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.7 lbs
 
Photo of Verona watermelon Photo of Viking (HSR 2695) watermelon
Verona
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 8.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.3 lbs
 
Viking (HSR 2695)
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.5 lbs
 
Photo of Vista watermelon Photo of Yellow Shipper watermelon
Vista
Days to Maturity: 97
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 16.4 lbs
 
Yellow Shipper
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 8.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.4 lbs
 


1 One year’s data only.
2 This variety offered in a different size and shape.

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