Watermelon - Blacktail Mountain | Organic | *NOT AVAILABLE THIS YEAR*

*Not Available This Year*

2503-CO Citrullus Lanatus

(Watermelon) 85 days.

One of the first creations of cucurbit breeder Glen Drowns, Blacktail Mountain is the product of his deep desire to have ripe watermelon in northern Idaho, where summer nights average about 6°C. (That’s summer?!) These 8-10 lb, round, green-skinned orbs with pink flesh have an amazing storage life. Serve up homegrown wa-termelon at Christmas dinner—you can with Blacktail Mountain!

Blacktail Mountain is now registered as an OSSI variety!

OSSI is working to maintain fair and open access to plant genetic diversity worldwide and ensuring freedom to use these resources for farmers, gardeners, breeders, and communities of this and future generations. Free the Seed!

The Open Source Seed Initiative (OSSI) Pledge

You have the freedom to use these OSSI- Pledged seeds in any way you choose. In return, you pledge not to restrict others’ use of these seeds or their derivatives by patents or other means, and to include this Pledge with any transfer of these seeds or their derivatives.

The OSSI Pledge ensures the Four Open Source Seed Freedoms for this and future generations:

  • The freedom to save or grow seed for replanting or for any other purpose.
  • The freedom to share, trade, or sell seed to others.
  • The freedom to trial and study seed and to share or publish information about it.
  • The freedom to select or adapt the seed, make crosses with it, or use it to breed new lines and varieties.

Learn more about OSSI here.

Watermelon - Blacktail Mountain | Organic | *NOT AVAILABLE THIS YEAR*
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