Bright red flesh, very sweet, thin tough skin, round, dark green fruit to 20cm. and 3-5 kg, very early and popular home garden and market variety since 1955, suited to cooler climates, drought resistant. 68-86 days.
Originally from Africa. Most popular sweet summer vine fruit. Keep well watered. Likes full sun. Save seed from ripe fruit as you eat. Fruit is ripe when the stem starts to brown off. Sow after frost or indoors 5 weeks before transplanting.
10-20 seeds per gram
Both Eden Seeds & Select Organic seeds are the old traditional, open pollinated, non-hybrid varieties and have no chemical treatment, and no genetic engineering.
Select Organic seeds are certified organic (ACO 10457).
Eden Seeds are conventionally grown with no chemical treatment, & in some cases organically grown however they are not certified organic.