15 seeds

Production: easy

Seeds saving: intermediate

Bagnacavallo Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)

SKU: SHBWC
€2.90Price
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  • Bagnacavallo Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus): ancient traditional ecotype thought to have disappeared until ten years ago, when Mr. Mingozzi from the organic farm "La Radisa" managed to find its seeds again thanks to research and his knowledge of genetics; it wasn't in its place of origin though, but in Canada, to where it was taken by a family of migrants to continue its cultivation overseas. It is also called Anguria di Romagna, or Ardita, and has been recovered thanks to patience, research, and passion.

    The fruits are medium-large, well over ten kilograms. A distinctive feature is its colour, dark green on a light background, unlike the common watermelons on the markancient traditional ecotype thought to have disappeared until ten years ago, when Mr. Mingozzi from the organic farm "La Radisa" managed to find its seeds again thanks to research and his knowledge of genetics; it wasn't in its place of origin though, but in Canada, to where it was taken by a family of migrants to continue its cultivation overseas.

    It is also called Anguria di Romagna, or Ardita, and has been recovered thanks to patience, research, and passion. The fruits are medium-large, well over ten kilograms. A distinctive feature is its colour, dark green on a light background, unlike the common watermelons on the market. The ripening is late (also due to the size), not always uniform (as often happens in the old varieties) very productive. Ecotype to be saved.et. The ripening is late (also due to the size), not always uniform (as often happens in the old varieties) very productive.

    Ecotype to be saved.