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More Triploids 4890 Sorbet F1 80 days. 7 lb melon with high quality interior. Has superior shipping characteristics. Rind is quite narrow, but very strong, holds well during shipping and on shelf, but provides optimum eating. Exterior vibrant medium green with narrow dark stripe. Flesh is bright cherry red with small pips, very crispy and sweet. Trials report heavy crop and uniform fruit size. Tolerant A1·3, FW0·1. 4895 Summer Breeze F1 80-85 days. High performance Triploid. Tests from 2015 Southeast trial locations recorded very high readings for sugar and firmness indexes, as well as high yield potential. Round-blocky fruits avg 16 lb. Exterior mottled stripe pattern. Very desirable combo of rind traits: thin rind but very strong shipping ability. Best replacement for Summer Sweet #5234. Resistant A, Tolerant FW. Fresh Mkt, Shipping, Cut Fruit Cello Pack. 4915 SV0241WA F1 80 days. Excelled in yield among triploids at 2012 NC State trial. Very uniform 12-13 lb oblong fruit. Rind light green with broad midgreen stripes. Vigorous vines strong against disease & providing late-season cover to protect fruit at harvest. Vibrant deep shining red flesh, very small pips, very firm, sweet & crisp. Resistant A1, Tolerant FW1. Fresh Mkt, Fresh Cut, Shipper. 4918 Sweet Eat'n F1 85 days from transplant. 18- 24 lb, very large for a seedless variety. Blocky oblong fruit has broad dark green stripes over light green. Very high indexes for sugar and fiber content have been found, resulting in extra sweet-eating, crispy firm flesh. Rind is pure white and sharply delineated, thin and very tough, an excellent shipper. Good disease tolerance, large fruit size, and vigrous vine work toward high yield potential. Tolerant A, FW. 4926U Treasure Chest F1 80 days from transplant. Flesh is bright yellow and very sweet. Round 7-10 lb icebox size fruit with traditional rind, light green with narrow dark stripes. About 650 sd/oz. 4936 Trillion F1 95 days. 16-18 lbs. Strong vines yield high count. Top quality large oval fruit with good red flesh color. Rind is mostly dark green striping with subdued mid green background, very attractive for market. Competes in class of Millionaire and Tri-X-313. Proven performer in field and transplant. Small seeded type, 12,000 sd/lb. Resistant A1. High Tolerance Hollow Heart. Fresh Mkt, Shipping, Gdn. 4945U Triple Baby F1 Early. 5-7 lb. Seedless Watermelon in the small Sugar Baby class for size and color, but possessing the Triploid advantages of high sugar and long shelf life with lasting crispy firmness and bright red color. Fruit are icebox size, round oval and very dark solid green. The following planting method has been suggested to produce more and smaller fruit in the 3-4 lb. personal or palm size range. You should test for yourself on a small scale before planting a commercial-size crop. Plant 2 seeds per cell in greenhouse. When transplanting into field, space plants 20-24" apart. Plant pollinator every 5th or 6th plant. It is recommended to use an early long-oval variety as pollinator. Worth testing as replacement for Miniput. Fresh Mkt, Garden, Roadside, Shipping. 4952 Utopia F1 88-90 days. Seedless, 22 lb, 13"L x 20"W. Blocky oblong shape and striking doublestriped rind that tends to resist fading under intense light. Vibrant red, sweet flesh is extra firm. These traits together appeal to both fresh cut and whole melon markets. Broad heart provides lots of red flesh for cubing or slicing or just good eating. Strong growing vines support potential for heavy yields of large fruit and high sugar. Tolerant A1·3, FW0·1. Cat# Watermelon (M = 1000) 10 sd 50 sd 100 sd 500 sd 1000 sd 5 M (per M) 4890 Sorbet 5.75 22.75 36.50 147.60 241.15 229.70 4895 Summer Breeze 6.40 25.35 40.60 164.25 268.35 238.55 4915 SV0241WA 5.90 23.35 37.40 151.40 247.35 219.85 4918 Sweet Eat'n 4.50 17.95 28.75 116.30 190.00 172.50 4926U Treasure Chest 5.45 21.55 34.50 139.55 228.00 207.00 4936 Trillion 5.20 20.65 33.15 134.00 182.35 176.70 4945U Triple Baby 5.45 21.55 34.50 139.55 228.00 207.00 4952 Utopia 5.75 22.75 36.50 147.60 241.15 229.70 To Order Call: 800-622-7333 (USA) or 864-227-5140 (Int'l) 85 New! New! n Sorbet F1 Trillion F1 Triple Baby F1 Utopia F1 SV0241WA F1 Sweet Eat'n F1 Treasure Chest F1 Summer Breeze F1 New! New!


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