85 days. Watermelon – the word brings to mind the long, lazy days of summer, picnics and barbecues. Biting into a fresh, crisp, sweet watermelon dripping with juice is one of the pleasures highly anticipated in the cold days of winter. Crimson Sweet is a high quality old standard of home gardens. 20 - 25 pound fruit with bright crimson flesh. With just a little care can be easily grown in northern climates; see inside of packet for details. Resistant to fusarium wilt and anthracnose.