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Watermelon, Sureness

Watermelon, Sureness

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The Sureness watermelon is known for its superior yellow flesh, offering a sweeter and crisper taste compared to its predecessor, the Sunshine watermelon. This "icebox" melon is celebrated for its adaptability across different growing conditions, producing flavorful fruits even under adverse circumstances. Its dark green skin is adorned with narrow, dark green stripes, similar to the Dark Belle variety, making it not only delicious but also visually appealing​.

Key Features and Benefits

Sweet and Crisp Flavor

With its bright yellow flesh, the Sureness watermelon promises a sweet and crisp eating experience. It's an ideal choice for those looking for a refreshing taste in a compact size. The fruits average 8-10 pounds, making them a perfect fit for the refrigerator and easy handling. Each plant typically yields 1-2 fruits, ensuring a bountiful harvest​.

Growth and Adaptability

This watermelon variety matures in about 75 days, making it a relatively quick grower. The hybrid status (F1) of Sureness watermelon indicates that it has been bred for specific desirable traits, such as improved taste and resilience in various growing environments​.

Cultivation Tips

Sureness watermelon seeds are best planted in warm soil after the last frost has passed, in a location that receives full sun. . Providing adequate water and monitoring for pests and diseases will help ensure a successful harvest​.

Why Choose Sureness Watermelon

  • Improved Flavor: An upgrade over other yellow-fleshed varieties, offering a sweeter and more enjoyable taste.
  • Versatile Growing Conditions: Adaptability to a wide range of environments, producing quality fruits even in less-than-ideal conditions.
  • Attractive Appearance: Its unique dark green skin with dark stripes makes it a beautiful addition to any garden
  • Annual
  • 8-10 lb fruit
  • Plant 3' apart
  • Full Sun

Shipping Live Plants

Live plants, particularly annual vegetables, can be quite delicate. To ensure their safe arrival in optimal condition, we take several precautionary measures:

  1. Rigorous hardening off process: We prepare the plants to be resilient enough for their journey by gradually acclimating them to outdoor conditions.

  2. Application of organic prebiotics and supplements: We treat plants with natural products to enhance their health and vigor before they make the journey.

  3. Development of a strong root system: We prioritize cultivating a robust root system so the plants can quickly adapt and flourish upon arrival.

  4. Custom packing materials: We use specially designed packing materials to secure and protect the plants during transit, minimizing the risk of damage and ensuring they arrive in the best possible condition.

Our live plants are sold in 3-inch pots and can be shipped to all US states, with the exception of Alaska, Hawaii, California, Oregon, and Washington state. We utilize Priority Mail for shipping to ensure a speedy delivery and ship only on Mondays to ensure no plants languish in mailrooms over the weekend. Our packaging is for 3 plants; thus, flat rate shipping is in multiples of 3 plants for $14, and it will auto-populate at checkout.  

Picture from Johnnys Selected Seeds, used with Permission

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