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Icebox Watermelon Seed Sources

This list includes varieties that we have included in our variety trials. This list is designed to help readers find seed of icebox watermelon. It is not meant to endorse any of these businesses or detract from any businesses not listed.
 

Seed Companies

Abbot and Cobb, Inc.
Curt Krantz, Seed Consultant
17333 Wagner Rd.
Calswell, ID 83607
(208) 453-4990

Abundant Life Seeds
Tom Johns
P.O. Box 158
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
(541) 767-9606

Agrisales, Inc.
803 East Reynolds St.
Plant City, FL 33563
(813) 754-8885
 

W. Atlee Burpee & Co.
300 Park Ave.
Warminster, PA 18974
(215) 674-4900
 

Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds
Jeremiath Gettle
2278 Baker Creek Rd.
Mansfield, MO 65704
(417) 924-8917

Bonanza Seeds International, Inc
Carlos Podesta
3818 Railroad Ave.
Yuba City, CA 95991
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Botanical Interests, Inc.
660 Compton St.
Broomfield, CO 80020
(800) 486-2647
 

Burrell’s
Bill Burrell
P.O. Box 150
Rocky Ford, CO 81067
(719) 254-3318

Evergreen Y.H. Enterprises
Wen Hwang
P.O. Box 17538
Anaheim, CA 92817
(714) 637-5769

Fedco Seeds
Heron Breen
P.O. Box 520
Waterville, ME 04903
(207) 873-7333

Ferry-Morse Seed Co.
 
 
 
 

Garden’s Alive
Gail Davis
5100 Schenley Pl.
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
 

Golden Valley Seed
Nassit Burkhuch
Box 1600
El Centro, CA 92244
 

Gurneys
P,.O. Box 4178
Greendale, IN 47025-4178
(513) 354-1492
 

Harris Moran Seed Co.
Mark Beoshanz
25599 Rd. 96
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 308-6769

Harris Seeds
Gary Tyler
355 Paul Rd., P.O. Box 24966
Rochester, NY 14624-0966
(800) 544-7938

Hazera Quality Seeds
John Nance
6601 Lyons Road, Suite H-10
Coconut, FL 33073
(904) 261-7017

Henry Field's & Nursery Co.
Mary Elliot
5100 Schenly Pl.
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
(513) 354-1494

High Mowing Seeds
Jodi Lew-Smith
76 Quarry Rd.
Wolcott, VA 05680
(802) 472-6174

Hollar Seeds
Larry Hollar and/or Bruce Carle
P.O. Box 106
Rockyford, CO 81067
(719)254-7411

Iris Eyes-Garden City Seeds
P.O. Box 307
Thorp, WA 98946
(509) 964-7000
 

Johnny’s
Steve Bellavia
955 Benton Ave
Winslow, ME 04901
(207) 861-3900

J.W. Jung Seed Co.
335 S. High St.
Randolph, WI 53957-0001
(800) 247-5864
 

K2 Seed Growers, Inc
Tim Elsberry
P.O. Box 206
Huston, ID 83630
(208) 459-4420

Kitazawa Seed Co.
Maya Shiroyama
P.O. Box 13220
Oakland, CA 94661-3220
(510) 595-1188

Known-You Seed Co., Ltd.
George Chu
26, Chung Cheng 2nd Road
Kaohsiung, Taiwan 802
(07) 224-1106

Lake Valley Seed
Laurie Kaylor
5717 Arapahoe
Boulder, CO 80303
(303) 449-4882
 

Logan Zenner Seeds, Inc.
Kaity Lull
8835 SE 88th Ave
Milwaukee, OR 97222
(503) 519-4158

A.E. McKenzie Co., Inc.
309th St.
Brandon, Manitoba Canada R7A6E1
(204) 571-7500
 

New Dimension Seed
Sue Berge
P.O. Box 1294
Scappoose, OR 97056
(503) 577-9382

Nichols Garden Nursery
Rose Marie Nichols McGee
1190 Old Salem Road NE
Albany, OR 97321-4580
(800) 422-3985

Nunhems
Bob Miller
1200 Anderson Corner Rd.
Parma, ID 83660
(800)733-9505

Osborne International Seed Co.
Jennifer Beking
2428 Old Hwy 99 South Rd.
Mt. Vernon, WA 98273
(800) 845-9113

D. Palmer Seeds
Dwayne Palmer
8269 South Hwy 95
Yuma, AZ 85365
(928) 341-8494

Park Seed Co.
Stephanie Turner
1 Parkton Ave
Greenwood, SC 29647
(800) 213-0076

Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
Carol Reed
P.O. Box 2209
Grass Valley, CA 95945
(530) 272-4769

Pinetree Garden Seeds
P.O. Box 300
New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-3400
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Rogers (Syngenta)
Todd Rehrman
600 N Armstrong Place P.O. Box 4188
Boise, ID 83711-4188
(208) 322-7272

Sakata Seed America, Inc.
Robert Guel
18095 Serene Dr.
Morgan Hill, CA 95037
(408) 778-7758 ext. 1246

Seeds by Design
Suzanne Birdseye
Box 602
Maxwell, CA 95955
(530) 438-2126

Seeds of Change
Ericka Renaud
P.O. Box 1299
San Juan Pueblo, NM 87566
(505) 852-9040

Seed Savers Exchange
3076 North Winn Rd.
Decorah, IA 52101
 
 

Seedway LLC.
Pam Guigley
99 Industrial Drive
Elizabethtown, PA 17022
(717) 520-2253

Seminis, Inc.
Greg Tolla
37437 St. Hwy 16
Woodland, CA 95695
(800) 334-1056

Shamrock Seed Co.
Bill Johnson
3 Harris Pl.
Salinas, CA 93901
(813) 245-1371

Siegers Seed Company
Jamie Scholten
13031 Reflections Dr.
Holland, MI 49424
(800) 962-4999

R.H. Shumway’s
Leanne
334 West Stroud St.
Randolph, WI 53956-1274
(800)342-6491

Snow Seed Organic
Keith Wigen
21617 E. Toll Rd.
Rockford, WA 99030
(509) 291-3602

Sow Organic Seed
Al Venet
P.O. Box 527
Williams, OR 97544
(888) 709-7333

Stokes Seeds
Joan Adam
Box 10
Thorold, OT L2V 5E9 Canada
(716) 695-6980

Sunseeds
Roger Chang
7087 East Peltier
Acampo, CA 98220
(209) 367-1064

Takii
Yukie Benech, Veg. Seed Mgr.
301 Natividad Road
Salinas, CA 93906
(831) 443-4901

Terra Organics LLC
Patti Buskirk
P.O. Box 171, 4599 McDermott Rd.
Maxwell, CA 95955
(530) 438-2126

Territorial Seed Co.
Josh Kirschenbaum
P.O. Box 158
Cottage Grove, OR 97424
(541) 942-9547
 

The Cook’s Garden
P.O. Box 535
Londonderry, VT 05148
(800) 457-9703
 

Turtle Tree Seed
P.O. Box 2375
Monroe, LA 71207
(518) 329-3038
 

United Genetics
8000 Fairview Rd.
Hollister, CA 95023
(831) 636-4882
 

Vermont Bean Seed Co.
Leanne Gerisch
334 W. Stroud St.
Randolph, WI 53956
(800) 349-1071

Vesey
P.O. Box 9000
Charlottetown, PE Canada C1A8k6
(902) 368-7333
 

West Coast Seed Co.
Mary Ballon, President
3925 64th St.
Delta B.C. V4K3N2
(604) 952-8820

Wild Garden Seed
Frank Morton
PO Box 1509
Philomath, OR 97370
(541) 929-4068

Willhite Seed, Inc.
Carole Clark
P.O. Box 23
Poolville, TX 76487-0023
 

 

Icebox Type

Variety   Sold in Small Packs   Sold in Bulk
7167   Abbot & Cobb   Abbot & Cobb
7177 HQ   Abbot & Cobb   Abbot & Cobb
7187 HQ   Abbot & Cobb   Abbot & Cobb
9651 (ACX 651T)   Abbot & Cobb   Abbot & Cobb
Atranhanski   Baker Creek    
Boston   Nunhems    
Butterball   D. Palmer   Logan-Zenner
Buttercup       Seedway
Constitution       Osborne, Vermont, Jung Quality, Stokes
Cream of Saskatchewan   Baker Creek, Pine Tree   Baker Creek, Fedco, Pine Tree
Crimson Sweet   Baker Creek, Sow Organic, Seeds of Change, Johnny’s, Turtle Tree, Willhite, Henry Fields, Harris Seeds, Burpee, Burrell’s, Territorial, Nichols, Lake Valley   Seigers, Johnny’s,Vermont, Jung Quality, Abundant life, Peaceful Valley, High Mowing, Henry Fields, Harris Seeds, Burrell’s, Territorial, Seeds of Change, Seedway, Logan-Zenner, Snowseed
Crimson Tide   Syngenta   Syngenta
Demi-Sweet   Seigers   Seigers
Early Crimson Treat   Baker Creek    
Early Moonbeam   Sow Organic, Seeds of Change, Turtle Tree   Turtle Tree, Fedco, Seeds of Change
Extazy (6008)       Hazera, Stokes, Seedway, Logan-Zenner
Fenway       Logan-Zenner
Festival       Willhite
Freedom       Stokes
Genesis       Seedway
Golden Honey   Seeds of Change    
Hime Kansen   Kitazawa    
HSR 2945   Hollar Seeds   Hollar Seeds
Imagination       Seedway, Logan-Zenner
Independence       Seedway
Jade Star       Westcoast Seed,Vermont, Fedco, Territorial, Seedway, Logan-Zenner, Gurney’s
Japanese Cream Fleshed Suika   Baker Creek    
Jubilee   Baker Creek, Henry Fields, Burrell’s   Willhite,Henry Fields, Burrell’s
Lantha (HSR 2698)   Hollar Seeds   Hollar Seeds
Liberty   Sunseeds/Nunhems   Sunseeds/Nunhems
Lycosweet 5109   Hazera   Hazera
Madrid   Sunseeds/Nunhems   Sunseeds/Nunhems
Malali   Seeds of Change    
Melitopolski   Baker Creek    
Millenium       Harris Seeds, Harris Moran, Stokes, Seedway
Millionaire       Harris Seeds, Seedway
Mini Seedless (HA5130)   Hazera   Hazera
Montreal       Seedway
Moon and Stars   Baker Creek, Turtle Tree, Thompson & Morgan, Burpee, Pine Tree, Cooks Garden   Baker Creek, Turtle Tree, Fedco, Jung Quality, Abundant Life, Peaceful Valley, High Mowing, Pine Tree, SnowSeed, Cooks Garden
Navajo Sweet   Burrell’s, Baker Creek   Burrell’s
New Orchid   Johnny’s   Johnny’s
Nova   Sakata    
Orangeglo   Baker Creek   Willhite, Fedco
Orange Julius   D.Palmer   D.Palmer
Orange Sweet   Johnny’s   Johnny’s, Stokes, Seedway, Logan-Zenner
Orchid Sweet       Territorial
Petite Treat   Logan-Zenner    
Promise   D. Palmer   D. Palmer
Quetzali   Kitchen Garden   Fedco
Red Doll   Evergreen    
Revolution       Seigers, Stokes, Seedway
Ruby       Harris Seeds, Seedway
Sangria       Seigers, Fedco, Burrell’s, Seedway, Logan-Zenner
Small Shining Light   Baker Creek    
Solid Gold       Seedway
Solitaire   Johnny’s   Johnny’s, Jung Quality, Harris Seeds, Burrell's, seedway, Logan-Zenner
Sorbet Swirl F1   Johnny’s   Johnny’s
Southern Light       Known-You
Sugar Baby   Baker Creek, Sow Organic, Johnny’s, Henry Fields, Harris Seeds, Burpee, Burrell’s, Territorial, Pine Tree, Lake Valley, Cooks Garden   Seigers, Johnny’s, Willhite, Vermont, Fedco, Jung Quality, Abundant life, High Mowing, Henry Fields, Harris Seeds, Burrell’s, Territorial, Seedway, Pine Tree, Logan-Zenner, Cooks Garden
Summer Sweet #3521Y   Abbot & Cobb   Abbot & Cobb
Sun Ray       Osborne, Stokes
Sunrise One   Evergreen    
Sunshine   Johnny’s    
Super Crisp 85   Seigers    
Sweet Beauty   Henry Fields   Jung Quality,Henry Fields, Territorial
Sweet Diane   Pine Tree, Nichols, Cooks Garden   Pine Tree, Cooks Garden
Sweet Eat’n   D.Palmer   D.Palmer
SXW 0016   Nunhems    
SXW 0017   Nunhems    
Thai Black   Baker Creek    
Tiger Baby   Nichols   Stokes, Logan-Zenner
Treasure Chest   Seeds by Design    
Triple Play   Seeds by Design    
Ultra Cool   Lake Valley    
Valdoria       Osborne
Vanessa       Osborne, Seedway
Vanguard (HSR 2866)   Hollar Seeds   Hollar Seeds
Viking (HSR 2695)   Hollar Seeds   Hollar Seeds
White Wonder   Baker Creek   Baker Creek
Winter King & Queen   Nichols    
WT-04-65   D. Palmer   D. Palmer
WT-04-68   D. Palmer   D. Palmer
Yellow Bird   D. Palmer   D. Palmer
Yellow Doll   Nichols   Westcoast Seed, Willhite, Osborne, Vermont, Jung Quality, Harris Seeds, Territorial, Seedway, Logan-Zenner, Fedco
Yellow Petite       Fedco


 

Personal/Mini Type

Variety   Sold in Small Packs   Sold in Bulk
Amarillo       Osborne, Seedway, Logan-Zenner
Afternoon Delight   D. Palmer   D. Palmer
Belle 460   Known-You    
Betsy 8103   Nunhems    
Bobbie 8101       Seedway
Cathay Belle       Osborne
Diana   Westcoast   Westcoast Seed
Gold Baby   Baker Creek    
Gold Flower   Johnny’s   Johnny’s
Golden Midgetz   Baker Creek    
Golden Sunrise       Westcoast Seed
Jenny       Seigers, Osborne
Little Boy   Known-You    
Mickylee       Willhite
Mini Yellow   Johnny’s, Logan-Zenner   Johnny’s, Logan-Zenner
New Hampshire Golden Midget       Fedco
New Queen   Kitchen Garden, Territorial   Osborne, Vermont, Jung Quality, Territorial
Petite Perfection   Rogers, Syngenta   Rogers, Syngenta
Precious Petite   Rogers, Syngenta   Rogers, Syngenta
Wonder   Seiger’s   Seiger’s
Yellow Jubilee   New Dimension    


 

Picnic Type

Variety   Sold in Small Packs   Sold in Bulk
9601 (ACX 601T)   Abbot & Cobb   Abbot & Cobb
Baby Doll       Logan-Zenner
Blacktail Mountain   Baker Creek, Turtle Tree   Baker Creek
Desert King   Willhite   Willhite
Gypsy       Harris Seeds, Harris Moran, Stokes, Seedway, Logan-Zenner
Imperial   Seeds by Design    
Lamar (HSR 2920)   Hollar Seeds   Hollar Seeds
Sultan   Harris Moran   Harris Moran
Summer Sweet #2532   Abbot & Cobb   Abbot & Cobb
Sweet Favorite   Johnny’s, Henry Fields   Johnny’s, Jung Quality, Henry Fields
Verona   Baker Creek, Seeds of Change   Willhite, Fedco
Vista       Seedway
Yellow Shipper (Daisy)   Baker Creek, Burrell’s   Burrell’s

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