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Shrubs, Flowers and Fruit

Learn about several plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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'Icebox ' Watermelon (4 of 14)

Round shape with dark or light rind
Produces 5-15 pound fruit in 10-14 weeks after sowing
Plant in full sun
Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained, neutral soil
Height: 12 inches; Length: 10+ feet
Summer Annual
All Zones: Sow seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before first frost; plant outdoors when daytime temperatures reach 70 degrees; water regularly when dry; remove vines after harvest or after first killing frost.

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