2004 AAS Vegetable Award Winner:
Watermelon 'Sweet Beauty'
National Winner
2004 AAS Vegetable Award Winner:
Watermelon 'Sweet Beauty'
National Winner

Watermelon 'Sweet Beauty'
2004 AAS Vegetable Award Winner

Nothing says summer like watermelon, and everybody wants a sweet slice. 'Sweet Beauty' offers consistently sweet flavor and crisp texture. It was praised by AAS Judges for its superior eating qualities. 'Sweet Beauty' melons are 5 to 7 pounds, an oblong shape with dark green skin and medium green stripes. Described as an "ice box" type, it means 'Sweet Beauty' is a single-serving size. Improved for earliness, 'Sweet Beauty' melons can be harvested in about 77 to 80 days from sowing seed directly into the garden. The vigorous plant spreads vines about 8 to 10 feet.

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AAS Winner Primary Details
Award: AAS Vegetable Award Winner
Award Type: National Winner
Class: Watermelon
Variety Name: 'Sweet Beauty'
Genus: Citrullus
Species: lanatus
Year: 2004
Common Name: watermelon
Type: Vegetables
Breeder: Known-You Seed
Close Market Comparison: 'Jubilee,' 'New Queen,' 'Sugar Baby'
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: 8 to 10 feet
Days To Harvest (Sowing Seed): 77-80 days
Days To Harvest (Transplant): 58 days
Fruit Color (Harvest): Dark green skin and medium green stripes
Fruit Shape: Oblong ice-box type
Fruit Size: 11.5 x 6.5 inches
Fruit Weight: 5 to 7 pounds
Fruit Flavor Description: succulent, crisp and delightfully sweet flesh
Plant Spread: 118 inches

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