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Joy Ride F1 Lemon Ice F1 New! New! More Triploids 4876 Fascination F1 83 days. 16-20 lb. Large fruited "seedless" type. Blocky oval, very rich deep green rind with medium Crimson Sweet type stripes. Interior is dark red, very firm with small pips. Performed well in yield trials across major watermelon areas of US, with good fruit set. Good uniformity of size and shape. Note: Fruit set under stress may produce hard pips. Medium resistance F1, A. Fresh Mkt, Fresh Cut Wrapped, Shipping. 4877 Harvest Moon F1 80-100 days from transplant depending on area. This is a seedless hybrid with the mottled rind pattern of the old "Moon & Stars" heirloom, a dark green rind with bright yellow dots, discs and halos suggesting the night sky. Compact 3-5' vines produce nearly round, mid-size fruit, averaging 13-15"W and 18-20 lb in weight. Flesh is sweet and crisp and can keep quality well on vine or after harvest, hallmarks of the triploid hybrids. Earlier, more productive, averaging up to 3-4 fruit per plant, more compact and, of course, seedless. Fresh Mkt, Bedding Plants. Harvest Moon F1 4875 Joy Ride F1 80-85 day from transplant. High performing new Triploid. Oblong fruit with 19 lb avg weight. Widely adapted. New! Tests in 2015 Southeast & Midwest trial locations resulted in superior avg scores for sweetness, firmness, recorded yield, and extemely low percent Hollow Heart. Uniform setting. High percent of exterior pattern is mottled stripe. Thick rind and firm, extra sweet fruit. Vigorous vine makes dense canopy for sun protection. Tolerant F1. Fresh Mkt, Shipping, Cut Fruit Cello Pack. 4880 Lamar F1 83 days. Seedless Sugar Baby type. Deep dark green rind is fade resistant in sun and in storage. Vigorous vines with potential for heavy crops of 12 lb oval fruit. Flesh is bright deep red, seedless, very sweet, clean flavored and crisp, with sharp boundary between flesh and hard white inner rind. Fresh Mkt, Roadside, Shipping. 4881 Lemon Ice F1 85 days from transplant. Icebox size, bright lemon yellow flesh, seedless. 10-12 lb round-oval fruits with firm New! crispy extra sweet flesh. Attractive tiger-stripe rind pattern. Good disease tolerances give chance of high yield potential. Tolerant F12, PM1. Fresh Mkt, Shipping, Garden Ctr Sales, Restaurant. 4892 Revolution F1 84 days. Blocky, elongated seedless variety with classic “All Sweet” rind pattern, mid-green with broad n dark stripes. High brix levels. Interior is intense dark red with very good crisp texture. Vigorous vine with broad dense foliage provides strong fruit protection for open field production. Fruit consistently in 18-24 lbs range handle well in local mkt and ship well to distant mkts. Tolerant FW0·1, A0·1. Fresh Mkt, Shipping, Cut-fruit Cello-wrap. 4893 & 4893U Ruby F1 85 days. Superior triploid hybrid produces 15 lb oval-round fruit. Strong waxy rind improves retention of color and flesh quality. Attractive rind with dark double stripe pattern over mid-light green background. Crisp, sweet red flesh. Small pips and sharp internal contrast at flesh-rind boundary. Tolerant A0·1, FW1·3. Retail, Fresh Mkt. Watermelon Disease Codes A Anthracnose & race #'s FW Fusarium Wilt GSB Gummy Stem Blight PM Powdery Mildew & race #'s Cat# Watermelon (M = 1000) 10 sd 50 sd 100 sd 500 sd 1000 sd 5 M (per M) 4876 Fascination 14.65 58.15 93.20 377.00 616.00 565.95 4877 Harvest Moon 5.45 21.55 34.50 139.55 228.00 207.00 4875 Joy Ride 6.40 25.45 40.80 165.05 269.65 239.70 4880 Lamar 5.75 22.75 36.50 147.60 241.15 229.70 4881 Lemon Ice 7.15 28.40 45.55 184.20 300.95 273.25 4892 Revolution 8.30 32.95 52.80 213.50 348.85 316.70 4893, 4893U Ruby 5.75 22.75 36.50 147.60 241.15 229.70 Revolution F1 Lamar F1 Fascination F1 Ruby F1 84 Email: twilley@twilleyseed.com Fax: 864-227-5108


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