6 Tips To Pick A Sweet, Ripe Watermelon

Pick a watermelon that has a strong and consistent stripe pattern. The stripes should be dark and dull- looking.

PICKING HEALTHY FRUITS

#1

While picking a watermelon, inspect its stem. Make sure it is dry and yellow-brown in colour.

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#2

Tap on the watermelon and listen to the sound. If the pitch sounds deep and hollow, the fruit has more water and is likely riper.

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#3

Dry weathering spots and vein-like webbing lines are great indicators of sweet watermelons.

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#4

Look for a round and more evenly shaped watermelon instead of an oval one as they are sweeter in taste.

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#5

The best time to buy a watermelon is between May and September.

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