Early maturity, similar to Melody. Large fruit size early, with mostly 45- and 36-count fruit and a few 60-count fruit. Ideal for early season plantings in the eastern U.S.
Has shown less hollow heart than traditional varieties in early season production areas. First-to-market advantages
Intermediate resistance to Fusarium wilt race 1 and Anthracnose race 1. Under conditions favorable to “water ring” has shown minimal issues as compared to standard varieties.
For Value Chain & Consumers
Excellent fruit quality with dark red firm flesh and a great watermelon flavor.
|Flesh Description||Dark red, firm flesh|
|Rind Pattern||Light green, very smooth skin with hazy broad, medium-dark green stripes|
Disease resistance: Intermediate
|Co: 1 / Fon: 1|