WATERMELON | PASTEQUE | SANDÍA

Citrullus vulgaris

Hybrid

BSX 070


• Round fruit shape
• Dark color rind
• Red firm flesh
• Average Size: 7 - 9 kgs
• Average Maturity: 73 - 78 days
• Very good fruit setting even in wet condition
• Tolerant to bacterial fruit blotch, medium tolerant to Anthracnose

BSX 076


• Very vigorous vines and strong growth
• Light green color fruit
• Oblong shape
• Red sweet flesh
• Average Weight: 10 - 15 kgs
• Average Maturity: 80 - 85 days
• Brix: 10 - 15

BSX 080


• Crimson Sweet type
• Oval shape
• Light green with stripes exterior
• Deep red with sandy texture flesh
• Weight 2 - 4 Kg
• Maturity 25 - 26 days
• Brix 11 - 13
• Early maturity with high quality flesh

BSX 084


• Crimson type
• Oblong shape
• Dark green with stripes exterior
• Pinkish red flesh
• Average Weight: 11 kgs
• Early maturity
• Brix: 11

BSX 085


• Crimson type
• High round shape
• Dark green exterior with stripes
• Bright red and tasty flesh
• Average Weight: 13 kgs
• Brix: 11.5

BSX 099


• Crimson type
• High round shape
• Dark green with stripes exterior
• Bright red flesh
• Weight approximately 13-15 Kg
• Vigorous plant, with good cover
• Rind good for transport

BSX 116


• Vigorous plant, big fruit, high quality flesh
• Suitable Climate: Dry (Hot)
• Fruit Weight: 8 - 14 kgs
• Fruit Shape: High Round
• Fruit Skin: Crimson
• Maturity: 75 - 80 days
• Brix: 11 - 12
• Fusarium Tolerant

BSX 121


• Crimson Sweet type
• Vigorous plant, very good leaf cover
• Oblong fruit shape
• Average Weight: 7 -9 kgs
• Deep red, sweet, crispy flesh

BSX 705


• Uniform, vigorous plant
• Easy fruit setting and high yield
• Oblong shape wit red flesh
• Average Maturity: 27 - 28 days
• Average Weight: 3 - 4 kgs
• Brix: 10 - 12

CRIMSON KING


• Vigorous and very productive Crimson Sweet type
• Oblong shape, green striped with dark green lines
• Average Weight: 10 - 12 kgs
• Average Maturity: 75 - 80 days
• Very sweet red flesh
• Thick rind makes it suitable for long transport
• Tolerance to Fusarium Wilt

CRIMSON KING IMPROVED


• Crimson type
• Very strong plant, wild leaves and vigorous vines
• Oblong shape with green stripes on light green skin
• Red sweet flesh
• Average Size: 12 - 15 kgs
• Average Maturity: 80 - 85 days
• Tolerant to soil disease

Open pollinated

Variety Maturity Fruit size & shape Fruit avg weight Fruit rind Fruit seeds Fruit flesh quality Disease resistance Remarks
Allsweet 90 Oblong; 45 x 18 cm 12-20 Kg Medium green with dark green stripes Small, dark brown mottled Bright red F, ANT 1, 3 Long shelf life, ships well.
Charleston Gray 85 Oblong; 60 x 25 cm 9-16 Kg Medium thick, gray green with darker green veins Large, brown with dark veins Bright red, crisp, sweet F, ANT 1 Good shipper, very popular in the Arab gulf area. Vigorous vine and productive.
Congo 90 Oblong; 68 x 30 cm 12-15 Kg Medium green with dark green stripes, hard Medium, light tan with brown edge Firm, medium red ANT 1, 2 All-American award winner. Best for shipping.
Crimson Sweet 85 Nearly round; 30 x 25 cm 9-13 Kg Bright green, medium dark stripes Small, mottled dark brown Bright red, very sweet F1, ANT1, 3 Distinct rattlesnake striping. Excellent shipping quality.
Fairfax 85 Oblong; 60 x 22 cm 13-16 Kg Striped with light and dark green, thin but tough White with black tips. Bright red, very sweet F, ANT Vigorous vine, good shipper.
Graybelle 80 Nearly round; 30 x 25 cm 6-8 Kg Grayish green with fine green veining Medium brown Bright red ANT 1 A widely adapted variety especially in North Africa. Resistant to sunburn.
Jubilee 95 Oblong; 55 x 30 cm 12-16 Kg Light green with dark green stripes, hard Large, black Bright red, firm, crisp F, ANT 1 Vigorous, late maturing shipper. (A Florida release.)
Klondike Striped Blue Ribbon 85 Oblong, cylindrical; 40 x 25 cm 9-13 Kg Light green with darker green stripes. Thin, moderately tough Medium cream with brown tips Deep red, crisp, very sweet F Popular in California, primarily suitable for local market and home garden use.
Peacock Improved 87 Deep oval; 45 x 25 cm 9-13 Kg Dark green, some slightly furrowing length wise Small dark brown with darker brown mottling Orange red Similar to Klondike black seeded but rind is much tougher. Excellent shipper.
Sugar Baby 75 Round 3-4.5 Kg Dark green with dark green stripes, hard Small, dark brown Bright red An early icebox type for local market, shipping and home garden use.