Elghali F1 is a beautiful round oval-shaped watermelon with excellent foliar cover, protecting it from the sun and bad weather. It has excellent compatibility for grafting. It exhibits the production of 2 to 4 fruits per plant. Furthermore, it has a large fruit size, crisp, very sweet, tasty, and is highly preferred by farmers. Elghali is a quality variety that could last up to two weeks after harvest. This would help reduce post-harvest losses, which has been a major challenge to watermelon farmers.
Features of Elghali F1
- Open field ecology
- Fresh variety usage
- Average earliness in maturity
- The plant has good fruit cover
- Fruit is round-oval in shape.
- seed size is very small.
- Average fruit weight of about 8-20kg
- Disease resistance: IR: Co: 1 / Fon: 1
Generally, watermelon can be planted all year round as long as there is adequate water supply through irrigation. Watermelons are 95 per cent water. They require plentiful regular, even watering for quick growing. Give watermelons 1 to 2 inches (2.5. -5cm) of water every week. Also, Sandy or loamy soil is the ideal soil for planting with adequate exposure to sunlight. Aluminium foil can be placed under the plants to help them ripen faster by attracting more sunlight. Seeds can be planted in heaps of compost if the soil is not fertile. This premium variety will allow farmers to make more money per acre of land. Elghali F1 is a quality variety that could last up to two weeks after harvest.