Icebox watermelons are the favourite addition to your summer diet. They are sweet, tasty and nutritious all at the same time. Watermelons are rich in antioxidants, plant compounds and Vitamins A and C. Moreover, watermelon icebox are rich in water content and thus help to keep us hydrated all the time. Some other health benefits of Watermelons include reduction in cholesterol and blood pressure, reduction in inflammation and stress and relief from muscle soreness.
The icebox watermelon size is small enough to fit in into your refrigerator and can be easily carried with you whenever you are travelling somewhere. There are multiple icebox watermelon varieties that you can choose from. You can acquire the icebox watermelon seeds from Urja Seeds to get the most healthy and nourished seeds for your garden.
Growing icebox watermelon at home is possible and the process isn't that complex. Make sure you prepare a well nourished soil mix with all the required fertilizers. Keep the icebox watermelon plant in a surrounding that has access to sufficient sunlight and do not forget to water the plant regularly to keep the soil nourished. However, do not let the main fruit part get wet during the flowering season. Grow watermelon easily at home and stay healthy.
You should provide support to the plant during its growth stage by using a trellis. You will get the harvest around 75 to 80 days after you complete planting the icebox watermelon seeds.
A warm season crop mainly grown in tropical and subtropical regions. Generally, a long period of warm, preferably dry weather with abundant sunshine is required. It is susceptible to frost. Excess humidity will promote the attack of diseases and insect-pests. For good quality and sweetness, dry weather during the fruit development is necessary. It requires tropical climate and fairly high temperature (35-40°C) during fruit development. Cool nights and warm days are ideal for accumulation of sugars in the fruits. Maturity is hastened if nights are warm. The average temperature for growth should be around 30-35°C with maximum around 40°C and minimum between 20 and 25°C. The optimum temperature range of 18-25°C is required for successful germination of seeds.
- Oblong shape and dark green in color
- Red crispy flesh – very sweet in taste
- A very high yielding variety
- Maturity in 70 to 75 days
- Average fruit weight: 3 to 4kg
- Approx. Seed Count - 20 seeds
Category - Watermelon Seeds