Watermelon a Citrullus lanatus is a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae.
Climate for watermelon
Watermelon plants love the heat, and need a long and warm growing season of at least 70 to 85 days, depending on the variety, to produce sweet fruit.
Soil for Watermelon
Watermelon grows in well drained soil. pH range must be 6 to 7.7
Time for sowing watermelon
February to March in North India and then during November to January in west and North East India.
1 to 2 kg/acre
|Fruit weight : 3-4.1 kg|
|Days to Maturity : 38-40 days After Flowering|
|Fruit Shape : Oval|
|Fruit Colour/skin : Dark Black outside with red & juicy flesh|
|Remarks : Tolerant to high temperature & Humidity, resistance to will & many other diseases, suitable for early spring, summer, autumn planting|