From Washington State University,
Mount Vernon northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center




Watermelon Variety Descriptions


Days to Maturity were measured from transplanting to harvest.
Brix is a measure of sweetness, where 7.8 – 8.2 is somewhat sweet, 8.3 – 9.0 is sweet, and >9.0 is very sweet.
Ave. Fruit Wt. was based on all marketable fruit


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'Belle 460' 'Betsy 8013' 'Cathay Belle'
'Belle 460'
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.2 lbs
'Betsy 8013'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.5 lbs
'Cathay Belle'
Days to Maturity: 82
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.8 lbs

'Diana' 'Gold Baby' 'Gold Flower'
'Diana'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.3 lbs
'Gold Baby' 1
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.0 lbs
'Gold Flower'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.9 lbs

'Golden Midget' 'Golden Sunrise' 'Hime Kansen'
'Golden Midget'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 7.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.2 lbs
'Golden Sunrise'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.9 lbs
'Hime Kansen'
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 3.4 lbs

'Jenny' 'New Hampshire Golden Midget' 'New Queen'
'Jenny'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 8.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.7 lbs
'New Hampshire Golden Midget'
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 8.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 3.6 lbs
'New Queen'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.9 lbs

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'Precious Petite' 'Red Doll' 'Rugby'
'Precious Petite'
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 9.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.6 lbs
'Red Doll'
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.0 lbs
'Rugby' (41020016)
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.4 lbs

'Solitaire' 'Vanessa' 'Wonder'
'Solitaire'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.5 lbs
'Vanessa'
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 5.6 lbs
'Wonder'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 4.9 lbs

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'7167' '7177HQ' '9651 HQ (ACX 651T)'
'7167'
Days to Maturity: 98
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.7 lbs
'7177HQ'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 11.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.9 lbs
'9651 HQ (ACX 651T)'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.4 lbs

'Afternoon Delight' 'Amarillo' 'Astrakhanski'
'Afternoon Delight'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.8 lbs
'Amarillo'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.1 lbs
'Astrakhanski'
Days to Maturity: 103
Brix: 6.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.8 lbs

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'Blacktail Mountain' 'Bobbie' 'Boston'
'Blacktail Mountain'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 8.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.5 lbs
'Bobbie 8101'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.4 lbs
'Boston'
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 10.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.9 lbs


'Buttercup' 'Constitution' 'Crimson Tide'
'Buttercup'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 10.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.2 lbs
'Constitution'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.3 lbs
'Crimson Tide' 1
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 8.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.8 lbs

'Cream of Saskatchewan' 'Demi-Sweet' 'Early Crimson Treat'
'Cream of Saskatchewan'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 8.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.4 lbs
'Demi-Sweet'
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 10.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.7 lbs
'Early Crimson Treat'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 10.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.1 lbs

'Early Moonbeam' 'Extazy (6008)' 'Fenway'
'Early Moonbeam'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.0 lbs
'Extazy (6008)'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.4 lbs
'Fenway'
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 10.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.9 lbs

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'Festival' 'Freedom' 'Genesis'
'Festiva'l 2
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
'Freedom'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
Genesis' 1
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 9.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.9 lbs

'Golden Honey' 'HA 5130' 'HSR 2945'
'Golden Honey'
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 9.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.3 lbs
'HA 5130'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.8 lbs
'HSR 2945'
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 9.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.6 lbs

'Imagination' 'Independence' 'Jade Star'
'Imagination'
Days to Maturity: 82
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
'Independence'
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.8 lb
'Jade Star'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs

'Japanese Cream Fleshed Suika' 'Jubilee' 'Lamar'
'Japanese Cream Fleshed Suika' 1
Days to Maturity: 82
Brix: 8.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.1 lbs
'Jubilee' 2
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.7 lbs
'Lamar'
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.8 lbs

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'Lantha' 'Liberty' 'Little Boy'
'Lantha (HSR 2698)'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.7 lbs
'Liberty'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
'Little Boy'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.0 lbs

'Lycosweet' 'Malali' 'Melitopolski'
'Lycosweet 5109'
Days to Maturity: 98
Brix: 9.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.3 lbs
'Malali'
Days to Maturity: 103
Brix: 6.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.7 lbs
'Melitopolski'
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 11.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.6 lbs

'Mickylee' 'Millenium' 'Millionaire'
'Mickylee'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.3 lbs
'Millenium'
Days to Maturity: 81
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
'Millionaire'
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.9 lbs

'Mini Yellow' 'Navajo Sweet' 'New Orchid'
'Mini Yellow'
Days to Maturity: 81
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.5 lbs
'Navajo Sweet'
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 9.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.4 lbs
'New Orchid'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.9 lbs

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'Nova' 'Orange Julius' 'Orchid Sweet'
'Nova'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 9.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.6 lbs
'Orange Julius'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.0 lbs
'Orchid Sweet' 1
Days to Maturity: 83
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.4 lbs

'Osh Kirgizia' 'Petite Perfection' 'Petite Treat'
'Osh Kirgizia'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.2 lbs
'Petite Perfection'
Days to Maturity: 80
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.0 lbs
'Petite Treat'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.2 lbs

'Poquito' 'Promise' 'Quetzali'
'Poquito' 1
Days to Maturity: 78
Brix: 11.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.9 lbs
'Promise'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.5 lbs
'Quetzali'
Days to Maturity: 94
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.0 lbs

'Revolution' 'Ruby' 'Small Shining Light'
'Revolution'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.5 lbs
'Ruby'
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 10.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.1 lbs
'Small Shining Light'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 8.3
Ave/ Fruit Wt.: 7.3 lbs

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'Smile' 'Solid Gold' 'Sorbet Swirl'
'Smile' 1
Days to Maturity: 83
Brix: 11.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.5 lbs
'Solid Gold'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.3 lbs
'Sorbet Swirl'
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 11.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs

'Southern Light' 'Summer Sweet #3521Y' 'Sunray'
'Southern Light'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.5 lbs
'Summer Sweet #3521Y'
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 10.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.7 lbs
'Sun Ray'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.9 lbs

'Sunrise One' 'Sunshine' 'Super Crisp'
'Sunrise One'
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 11.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.9 lbs
'Sunshine'
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
'Super Crisp 85'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 12.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.2 lbs

'Sweet Beauty' 'Sweet Delight' 'Sweet Diane'
'Sweet Beauty'
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.0 lbs
'Sweet Delight'
Days to Maturity: 84
Brix: 10.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.2 lbs
'Sweet Diane'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.4 lbs

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'Sweet Eat'n' 'SXW 0016' 'SXW 0017'
'Sweet Eat'n'
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.8 lbs
'SXW 0016' 1
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 5.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.0 lbs
'SXW 0017'
Days to Maturity: 79
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.5 lbs

'Thai Black' 'Tiger Baby' 'Treasure Chest'
'Thai Black' 1
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 7.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.2 lbs
'Tiger Baby'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.6 lbs
'Treasure Chest'
Days to Maturity: 80
Brix: 13.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.4 lbs

'Triple Play' 'Tri X Palomar' 'Ultra Cool'
'Triple Play'
Days to Maturity: 79
Brix: 12.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.6 lbs
'Tri X Palomar' 1
Days to Maturity: 80
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.8 lbs
'Ultra Cool' 1
Days to Maturity: 83
Brix: 8.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.0 lbs

'Valdoria' 'Vanguard (HSR 2866)' 'White Wonder'
'Valdoria'
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 9.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 7.3 lbs
'Vanguard (HSR 2866)'
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.8 lbs
'White Wonder'
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 8.4 lbs

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'Winter King and Queen' 'WT-04-65' 'WT-04-68'
'Winter King and Queen'
Days to Maturity: 100
Brix: 8.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.2 lbs
'WT-04-65'
Days to Maturity: 80
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 9.0 lbs
'WT-04-68''
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 10.0
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 10.2 lbs

'Yellow Bird' 'Yellow Doll' 'Yellow Jubilee'
'Yellow Bird'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 11.1 lbs
'Yellow Doll'
Days to Maturity: 88
Brix: 10.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.0 lbs
'Yellow Jubilee'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 6.8 lbs

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'7187 HQ' '9601 HQ (ACX601T)' 'Baby Doll'
'7187 HQ'
Days to Maturity: 92
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.7 lbs
'9601 HQ (ACX601T)'
Days to Maturity: 87
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.1 lbs
'Baby Doll'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 8.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.7 lbs

'Crimson Sweet' 'Desert King' 'Gypsy'
'Crimson Sweet'
Days to Maturity: 89
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.5 lbs
'Desert King'
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 8.6
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 19.4 lbs
'Gypsy'
Days to Maturity: 85
Brix: 9.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.1 lbs

'Harmony' 'Imperial' 'Madrid'
'Harmony' 1
Days to Maturity: 76
Brix: 11.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.6 lbs
'Imperial'
Days to Maturity: 94
Brix: 9.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.3 lbs
'Madrid'
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 9.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.1 lbs

'Montreal' 'Moon & Stars' 'Orange Sweet'
'Montreal'
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.5 lbs
'Moon & Stars'
Days to Maturity: 86
Brix: 9.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 16.7 lbs
'Orange Sweet'
Days to Maturity: 90
Brix: 9.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.0 lbs

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'Orangeglo' 'Sangria' 'Sugar Baby'
'Orangeglo'
Days to Maturity: 94
Brix: 10.7
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 13.2 lbs
'Sangria'
Days to Maturity: 100
Brix: 9.9
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.9 lbs
'Sugar Baby'
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 10.2
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.7 lbs

'Sultan' 'Summer Sweet #2532' 'Sweet Favorite'
'Sultan'
Days to Maturity: 94
Brix: 12.3
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 14.7 lbs
'Summer Sweet #2532'
Days to Maturity: 93
Brix: 12.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 12.1 lbs
'Sweet Favorite'
Days to Maturity: 97
Brix: 10.5
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.7 lbs

'Verona' 'Viking (HSR 2695)' 'Vista'
'Verona'
Days to Maturity: 96
Brix: 8.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.3 lbs
'Viking (HSR 2695)'
Days to Maturity: 91
Brix: 9.1
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.5 lbs
'Vista'
Days to Maturity: 97
Brix: 10.4
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 16.4 lbs

'Yellow Shipper'
'Yellow Shipper'
Days to Maturity: 95
Brix: 8.8
Ave. Fruit Wt.: 15.4 lbs

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1 One year’s data only.
2 This variety offered in a different size and shape.



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Watermelon Variety Descriptions. N.d.  Washington State University, Mount Vernon Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center. mtvernon.wsu.edu. Web. 16 Oct. 2014.

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