Old-fashioned Russian variety is an early producer of round, 10-12 inch fruit, and is an ideal watermelon for northern or cool season areas. Very dark green rind and sweet red flesh. An icebox type that will keep for several weeks after harvest. 80-90 days from transplant. OP
Care: Space 3-5′ apart in all directions. Melons need heat and well-drained soil: plant in full sun in raised beds or hills.