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FRUIT – KLECKLEY-WATERMELON
- Seeds per Pack: 10
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FRUIT – MELON KLECKLEY
Fruit – Melon Kleckley
Perfect for slicing, the Kleckley’s Sweet seeds will produce large, cylindrical melons with thin yet strong rinds. Maturing in 85 days, this variety has a deep, dark green colour providing an attractive contrast to its juicy, red & fine-textured flesh. Also known as Monte Christo or Wonder Melon. Bred in 1887 by W.A. Kleckley who resided in Alabama. Kleckley’s Sweet has become a favourite & sort of a legend in the watermelon world.
Plant seed not over 1.5cm (1”) inch deep 4 to 6 to a hill, pressing soil firmly over them. When plants are well established thin to 2 to each hill.
|Germination Time (Days)||5|
|Maturity Time (Days)||85 – 100|
|Sowing Depth (mm)||10 – 15|
|Plant Spacing (cm)||100 – 120|
|Row Spacing (cm)||150|
|pH||5 – 6.5|
|Soil Temperature (°C)||–|
|Hardy / Frost Tender||Frost Tender|
|Sow Direct / Raise Seedlings||Raise Seedlings|