75 days. AAS Winner 2010. In a taste test against comparisons, 'Shiny Boy' won! Judges favored the sweet tropical flavor and crisp texture. A red fleshed melon with dark seeds; this globe-shaped melon weighed about 20 pounds, some larger. The hybrid plants are vigorous; vines can grow up to 12 feet. 'Shiny Boy' can be grown vertically so that a large yard for a vegetable garden is not needed. Judges noted a high yield and generally healthy plants, tolerant of severe weather. It is an art form to determine when melons are ripe for harvest but plan to check plants in about 75 days from transplanting for mature fruit. 'Shiny Boy' is earlier than other varieties. This AAS Winner can be grown successfully in any geographic region with warm summer growing conditions. Approx. 660 seeds/oz.
Watermelon Seeds - Shiny Boy Hybrid - Citrullus lanatus
Non-GMO - Hybrid - High Germination Rate
Seeds For: Fruit Gardening
Days to Full Maturity: 75 -- Annual -- USDA Hardiness Zone: Annual Crop, Not Intended To Overwinter
Mountain Valley Seed Company Brand - Premium Quality Seeds