Watermelon Citrullus lanatus
How to sow watermelon: Direct seed into soil or peat pots (and transplant pots directly into soil after hardening off)
Sun requirement for watermelon: Plant in Full Sun
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The watermelon is a species of melon that produces round or oblong fruits with thick skin and sweet, watery flesh. It is a special kind of berry with a hard rind and no internal division, botanically known as a "pepo." The rind is usually dark green with light-green stripes. The flesh can be red or yellow. Like other melons and members of the Cucurbitaceae family, the watermelon grows on sprawling vines.
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