Desert King Watermelon is an open-pollinated, heirloom that matures in 85 days. It is considered to be the most drought tolerant variety for dry land, desert-like conditions. Round to slightly oblong, light pea green color, medium thin, tough rind, deep rich yellow, sweet and tender flesh with grayish-black seeds.Desert King Watermelon has the ability to lie on the vine a month or so after ripening and still hold its good qualities and remain free from sunburn. A small percentage of red flesh melons may be found. Positively will not sunburn!
Desert King Watermelon
Desert King Watermelon is the most drought tolerant variety.