Watermelon Seeds - Charleston Grey

Watermelon Seeds - Charleston Grey

Size Price Savings Quantity
Packet $4.49
1 Ounce $11.59
1/4 Pound $26.29 43% Savings
1 Pound $60.89 ($3.80/ounce) 67% Savings
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  • Light green rind, pink flesh, stores well
  • Unique, Large, Oblong Shape with Tough Marbled Rind
  • Light Green with Firm, Sweet Pink Flesh; Good Storage Ability
  • Prefers Full Sun Exposure and Warm Weather
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Life Cycle Annual
Planting Season Warm Season
Fruit Size 25+ pounds
Growth Habit Vining

Flavor Profile Very Sweet; Crisp; Refreshing; High Sugar Content
Plant Characteristics Fast Growing
Use Culinary
Growing Conditions Outdoor
Harvest Advantages Slicing
Plant Resistance Anthracnose, Fusarium Wilt

About Watermelon Seeds - Charleston Grey

Citrullus lanatus

Seed Type Heirloom Seed

The Charleston Grey (Or Charleston Gray) is a classic heirloom watermelon that dates back to the 1950's. The flesh is pink, firm, and sweet - absolutely delicious! An excellent choice for the home gardener or market grower. Watermelons grow best in warm weather and sandy soils. Make sure their trailing vines have plenty of space and let your melons enjoy the warm summer sun for delicious, sweet harvests!

Planting Information

Planting Watermelon Seeds - Charleston Grey

Planting Season Warm Season
Sowing Method Direct Sow, Start Indoors
Light Requirement Full Sun
Planting Depth 1 inch
Plant Spacing 36 to 48 inches
Water Needs High
Hardiness Zones 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Days to Maturity 60 to 90 days
View our Watermelon Planting Guide to learn more.


Amount Avg Seed Count
Packet 30
1 Ounce 279
1/4 Pound 1,116
1 Pound 4,464

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