15 Seeds

Cultivation: easy

Seed Saving: expert

Desert Watermelon (Citrullus Ianatus)

  • Desert Watermelon (Citrullus Ianatus): from the deserts of the United States, a watermelon capable of withstanding very hot climates and enduring long droughts like no other ecotype of the species.The fruit of about 4-6 kg has light skin and yellow pulp and can be kept for a long time after being picked. The plant is not very productive but the taste is exceptional. It also has few needs for land, which however must be worked because the roots are important.The green part, on the other hand, is not excessively vigorous and almost completely lacks tendrils, needs 85 days to be ready.