Malali Watermelon Seeds
Dryland watermelon race. ‘Malali’ watermelon was known as the best watermelon in the Israeli market, and was the most common variety in Israel during the 1950’s, replacing the local “Baladi” varieties. It is known that the Malali watermelon was chosen in a commercial farming area of “Kfar Malal”, by Mordechai Silberg and Baruch Burstein in 1940. The watermelon was formed as a result of accidental cross pollination between the local variety ׳Mahasni׳ and 'Chilean Black' watermelon.
- Select a full sunny sowing area
- Plan the amount of seeds according to 1 m² depending on the size of the area / vessel
- Number of seeds per square meter: 3-2
- Sowing depth is twice the size of the seed, 1-0.5 cm deep
- Keep soil moist until germination. (Not too wet)
- Watering once a day to once every three days (depending on the season)
- It is recommended to use compost and organic nutrients and microbes.
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Fairly small plants with medium sized fruit 25-35 c”m. Dark-green skin with bright red flesh. Perfect when cold on a hot summer day.
|Scientific Name||Citrullus lanatus|
|Germination Period||4-10 days|
|Days till maturity||70-80|
|Sowing Depth||1 cm|
|Sowing Intervals||65-75 cm|
|Sowing Months||March, April, May, June, July, August|
Watermelon has a tendency to stretch out and spread in many directions. Sow directly in the ground or germinate seedlings in plug tray. Move out after the ground has warmed. Prepare hills 40cm in diameter separated by two meters in any direction sow 6 seeds per hill. the seeds will germinate in 4-10 days.