Watermelons are refreshing, low in calories, contain antioxidants, and make a fruitful addition to your vegetable garden! Jubilee watermelons are 24" long x 12" wide and weigh 35 pounds. The bright red flesh is firm, sweet, and fine-textured with large black seeds. This variety is a good shipper, resistant to FW and AN1, and matures in 90 days.Jubilee watermelons come from the researches of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station in Leesburg in 1963, created by crossing together the varieties Africa 8, Iowa Belle, Garrison Hawkesbury and Leesburg. These large, oblong melons thrive in heat and humidity, making this variety an excellent choice for warmer climates; they also adapt well to various climates, and have become one of the most popular watermelons in the United States.
|Days to germination||3-10 days|
|Days to maturity||90 days
|Plant time/Harvest||January - March; again in August|
|Spacing||36" - 60"|
|Soil temperature||80 - 85 F|
|Optimum soil P.H||6 - 7|
|Height||6" - 12"|