This Royal Sweet hybrid from the Missouri Boot-heel is a favorite of Southern and commercial growers. A traditional oblong melon that matures early and boasts very sweet crimson flesh with few small seeds. It is well known for good yields of melons that measure 16" long and weigh 20-26 pounds each. This variety is resistant to Fusarium Wilt, holds well, and matures in 80-90 days. This Diploid (seeded) type watermelon is good for pollination, helpful when growing seedless varieties near by. If you’re planning to grow a seedless type watermelon this season, you’ll need a seeded variety near by and this is great choice.