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
||AAS Vegetable Award Winner
|Close Market Comparison:
||'Jubilee,' 'New Queen,' 'Sugar Baby'
||Short: Under 10"
||8 to 10 feet
|Days To Harvest (Sowing Seed):
|Days To Harvest (Transplant):
|Fruit Color (Harvest):
||Dark green skin and medium green stripes
||Oblong ice-box type
||11.5 x 6.5 inches
||5 to 7 pounds
|Fruit Flavor Description:
||succulent, crisp and delightfully sweet flesh
2004 Gold Medal Winner
Celosia 'Fresh Look Red' (plumosa)
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