Tendersweet Orange Watermelon


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Tendersweet Orange Watermelon is a gorgeous heirloom that features luscious, bright orange flesh and lovely wavy green stripes on the rind! A standout at any summer gathering! Can grow up to 35 lbs.

Species Watermelon, Tendersweet Orange
Fruit Size 35 pounds

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Country of Origin

United States


Full Sun, Partial Shade

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Planting Instructions:

Plant 1 inch in soil after danger of frost has passed in Spring and soil is at least 75F, in mostly sunny areas. Plant 6-10 seeds per hill at least 5 feet apart or if gardening in rows plant 6 feet apart. Harvest when rind changes from bright to dull green, and the part that touches soil shifts from greenish white or straw yellow to rich, creamy yellow.

Within-Row Spacing 2-4 feet
Between-Row Spacing 6 feet

Nutrition Facts:

Calories 85
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.4 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g
Monounsaturated fat 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 3 mg 0%
Potassium 314 mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 21 g 7%
Dietary fiber 1.1 g 4%
Sugar 17 g
Protein 1.7 g 3%
Vitamin A 31% Vitamin C 37%
Calcium 2% Iron 3%
Vitamin D 0% Vitamin B-6 5%
Cobalamin 0% Magnesium 7%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.