Watermelons are an incredibly amazing fruit. They are full of dietary fiber, antioxidants, minerals and vitamins that will keep you healthy all year round.
The juice of this fruit is both filling and refreshing and this feeling of satiety is especially good for people trying to lose excessive weight.
However, there is a problem and this problem is in choosing the right watermelon in your local market as not every single watermelon you see on the stand is tasty.
To pick the right watermelon you have to have an understanding of what to look out for and this farmer has five (5) tips you can learn from and try out today.
Know The Gender Of Your Watermelon
Did you know that your watermelons have a gender? To differentiate between the male and female watermelon you need to observe the following;
- Male watermelons tend to be taller and more elongated in nature and have more water but are not that tasty.
- Female watermelons are round and stout in nature, they are also sweeter and should be preferred.
Check Out Its Size
The myth that the bigger the watermelon, the tastier it is is not fact. What is true however is that medium-sized watermelons tend to be more delicious.
Know What The Colour Of The Watermelon Spots Mean
Watermelons all have spots, but did you know that the colour of the spot means a lot?
If you want a delicious watermelon go for the one with gold, orange-yellow or creamy-yellow spots.
Study Your Watermelon Webbing
A watermelon rich in webbing means that bees had touched it’s flower numerous times, which means that there was a lot of pollination and hence the watermelon is more than likely to be delicious.
Study The Watermelon Tail
Your watermelon tail is indicative of its ripeness. Check for a watermelon with a dry tail, it usually has a delicious taste. A watermelon with a green tail is indicative of the fact that the watermelon was harvested earlier than necessary, so it won’t be tasty.