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'Ali Baba' Melons
Sub-Category: Watermelon
Description: Heirloom watermelon from Iraq. Vines bear 16- to 25-pound, red-fleshed, oblong fruit with hard, gray-green rinds. Resists sunburn.
Days To Maturity: NA
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Rating Summary
Overall: (3.0 Stars)Overall
Taste: (3.0 Stars)Taste
Yield: (4.0 Stars)Yield
Ease/Reliability: (4.0 Stars)Ease/Reliability
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Reviewed on 09/28/2018 by The watermelon guy - An experienced gardener

Overall Overall
Taste Taste
Yield Yield
Ease/Reliability Ease

Valley, Montana, United States
Frost Free Season: 103 - 123 days
Soil Texture: Not Sure
Garden Size: Medium - 400 square feet to 1,600 square feet
Sun Exposure: More than 8 hours per day

A nice looking easy to grow watermelon. Was not as sweet as Crimson Red or Sangria. Would recommend others to try it at least once.

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