1999 AAS Vegetable Award Winner:
Watermelon 'New Queen' F1
National Winner
1999 AAS Vegetable Award Winner:
Watermelon 'New Queen' F1
National Winner

Watermelon 'New Queen' F1
1999 AAS Vegetable Award Winner

Watermelon isn't just red anymore. 'New Queen' is a unique, gourmet melon with bright orange flesh. The sweet flavor and crisp texture makes growing this melon worth the effort. Early to mature in about 65 to 75 days, the strong vines need up to 9 feet of garden space. The icebox size weighs about 5 to 6 pounds. Easy to grow from seed or plants.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Vegetable Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Watermelon
Variety Name: 'New Queen' F1
Genus: Citrullus
Species: lanatus
Year: 1999
Common Name: watermelon
Type: Vegetables
Breeder: Known-You Seed
Close Market Comparison: 'Yellow Baby' and 'Yellow Doll'
Plant Needs
Duration Type: Annual
Light Needs: Full sun
Water Needs: Normal
Season Type: Warm Season
Staking Required: NO
Plant Characteristics
Foliage Color: Green
Plant Habit: Vining
Plant Height: Short: Under 10"
Garden Spacing: 9-10 feet
Days To Harvest (Sowing Seed): 75 days
Days To Harvest (Transplant): 63 days
Fruit Color (Harvest): orange flesh, rind has dark green stripes on lighter green background
Fruit Shape: Round
Fruit Size: 7" x 7"
Fruit Weight: 5-6 lbs.
Fruit Flavor Description: sweet, crisp and juicy
Plant Spread: 9-10 feet

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