With the sudden rise of temperature the summer brings in, everyone is up to finding ‘coolers’ to beat the intense heat. Needless to say, as one of the official fruits of the season, watermelons are widely available and sold-out in the market due to its delicious and juicy characteristics–entirely created to satisfy ones thirsty taste-buds.
Especially that you get to see watermelons in every fruit stall, it’s always good to master the tips on how to pick the best watermelon in town. Good to hear that an experienced farmer has the punching ideas on how to do the best pickings. A refreshing list of tips made easy for you to share even if you are in an instant of buying it. Here it goes
- Size. The bigger the size, the better it taste is contrary to the belief of many in choosing the best watermelon.You should remember that an averaged-sized watermelons are the best. It’s neither too large nor too small, just right.
2. Gender. Yes, watermelons have gender too. The ‘boy’ watermelons are more watery, while the girl ones are sweeter. So if you want one that contains a lot of fluid for your water-therapy routine, a boy sounds ideal. However, if you want a kind that’s sweeter, as almost everyone looks for in watermelons, choose the girl. You could pick either depending on your choice or purpose. To distinguish between the two depends on it’s physical makeup. The ‘boys’ are elongated and taller while the opposite ones are stout and round in shape.
3. Field Spot. All of watermelons you can find have spots lighter than the greener color dominantly covers it skin. But the ones that appears creamy-yellow or orange-yellow taste better. So upon choosing, the spot also matters.
4. Tail. It’s the color of the tail that tells which watermelons are desirable. So set your eyes on the dry tail because it signifies that it is fully ripen and is picked in the right time, while the green tail means it’s picked sooner than the harvest period, and therefore has not yet attained its complete ripeness.