How to Pick Watermelon Without cutting it


Check out the expert tips by farmers to pick the SUPERSTAR Watermelon!


1. Pick a dull looking watermelon



Shiny appearance means underripe watermelon.

2. Look for the field spot



The field spot should be a yellowish creamy color.

3. Look for ’webbing’


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These means that bees touched the pollinating parts of the flower many times. The more pollination, the sweeter the fruit is.

4. ’Boy’ and ’girl’ watermelons


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’Boys’ are bigger, have an elongated shape, and a watery taste. The ’girls’ have a rounded shape and are very sweet.

5. Pay attention to the size


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Select an average-sized fruit. And note, please: large or small, the watermelon should feel heavy for its size.

6. Inspect the tail



A dried tail indicates that the watermelon is ripe. However, if the tail is green, it probably means that the watermelon was picked too soon and will not be ripe.

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