MINI WATERMELON variety. It is noted for its rind of dark color. It differs from the S-9604 variety for its larger size of 3.5 kg, and its much darker rind. It has excellent setting. The plant is somewhat more vigorous than W-4208, but its cultivation is recommended under rootstock. The rind is thin but very resistant to cracking. Good resistance to handling and transport. It produces very few seeds of small size. It is noted for its exceptional EARLY cycle.