Lagenaria rootstock suitable for watermelon. Good cold tolerance, usable for early planting in fertile soil. Achilles show uniform, high germination with fast growing in the nursery. Seedlings have thick, short hypocotyls. Recommended to perform sowing of rootstock and scion at same time.
The grafted watermelon plant has fast growth recovery after planting. Grafted plants show medium vigour and early maturity without changing fruit flavour.
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