These globe-shaped 14-17 lb. fruit have a smooth, glossy, very dark green rind in striking contrast to the dark red flesh. High sweetness, medium firm texture, and small pips are features of Dark Knight's excellent flesh quality. Tolerance to hollow heart and intermediate resistance to Fusarium Wilt (race 1), Anthracnose(race 1), and Powdery Mildew (race 1).
Soil temperature: 85 - 90 degrees fahrenheit
Seeding depth: 0.5 - 0.75 inches
Germination days: 4 - 14 days
Grow on temperature day: 65 - 70 degrees fahrenheit