Watermelon Congo
Watermelon Congo Vegetable Seeds
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Watermelon Congo Vegetable Seeds


  • Fast to grow.
  • High Yield.
  • Low maintenance.
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Watermelon ‘Congo’ Seeds

Botanical name: Citrullus lanatus

Annual rambling vine with a plant height of 45 cm. ‘Congo’ watermelon germinates best at 23 – 35°C soil temperature. Sow in Oct – Nov, after all danger of frost for temperate and subtropical regions, and Sept – Nov for tropical regions. Germination takes 4 – 10 days with a depth of 1.5 – 2 cm. It prefers full sun and should be sown directly where it is to grow.

Soil Type: Fertile, well-drained, pH 6 – 6.5

Rows: 2 m apart

Spacing: 1 m between plants on raised mounds

Details: Slide a board or a piece of cardboard under the fruit to reduce contact with the soil.

Harvest: 85 – 95 days: harvest when the tendril closest to the fruit stem is dry and brown, and the underside of the fruit has changed to a yellow color.

Additional information

Weight N/A

10 grams, 25 grams

Product Specifications

  • No chemical treatment.
  • Non GMO.
  • Heirloom & open-pollinated.
  • Botanical name: Citrullus lanatus.
  • Seeds per gram: 20.
  • We do not ship to Tasmania due to quarantine restrictions.