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Charleston Grey Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus)
Charleston Gray Watermelon (Citrullus lanatus): heirloom American variety, introduced in 1954 in North Carolina. This variety was selected for warm climates but on presence of.
Fruits are large, from 14 to 18 kg, 60 cm long, by 30cm in diameter, oblong with light skin that protects a crunchy and tasty pulp with strong watermelon flavor.
The skin is very thick, this protects the watermelon both in development, tolerating even torrid weather, as well as in the after-harvest storage. We recommend topping to plant to reduce water consumption. It needs a sandy soil.
With some attention you will be able to produce one of the best watermelons in the world.