The War Paint variety of watermelon is also known as 'Crimson Sweet'.
It is a delicious Summer vine fruit with high sugar content. Popular heirloom variety that produces large round or oval fruit growing up to a large 10kg. The fruit has yellow and green striped skin and juicy dark red inside flesh with sweet flavour. Stores well. Good disease resistant variety.
Sow seed 1 - 2cm deep in Spring after all frost danger has passed, approx. 1m apart on raised mounds, rows approx. 2m apart as watermelons need plenty of space. Full sun, moist well drained soil well composted soil, dug in deeply. Germination approx. 10 - 14 days. Harvest in approx. 90 days.
10 seeds per packet