2 Sep 2015

Is this watermelon ripe?

Submitted by susan
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Knock on the melon: If it produces a deep, hollow thump, the melon is probably ripe. Another good indicator is the side of the melon that rested on the ground while it was growing; it should be a rich, creamy yellow. If it's white, or green, that melon was picked before it was ripe. Keep on stepping.

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A really dry 'pigtail' or stem is also a good indication of a ripe melon!

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