All Sweet F1 Hybrid Watermelon

OUTSTANDING QUALITIES

  • 12 – 15 KG FRUIT
  • GOOD LEAF COVER
  • GOOD FLAVOUR

All Sweet is a diploid open pollinated watermelon with an elongated shape. The skin colour is dark green with thin, broken light green stripes. It yields fruit of around 12-15 kg and the flesh is sweet with good flavour.

SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Suggested plant populations of up to 6 000 plants per ha

CHARACTERISTIC*: ALL SWEET
KIND: Open pollinated watermelon (Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. et Nakai)
TYPE: Diploid All Sweet
MATURITY: Early (80 – 90 days from sowing in the warm season)
GROWTH HABIT: Trailing
PLANT VIGOUR: Good
SEASON: Summer production
FRUIT WEIGHT: 12 – 15 kg
FRUIT SHAPE: Elongated
INTERNAL FLESH COLOUR: Red
RIND QUALITIES: Dark green background with lighter green stripes
BRIX: Good
FLAVOUR: Good
UNIFORMITY: Average
LEAF COVER: Good
DISEASE REACTION (SCIENTIFIC):
MARKETS / END USE: Fresh market
POPULATION GUIDE: 6 000 final stand per ha (80 – 100 cm in row, 1.6 – 2 meter between rows)