Watermelon Plants

Is My Watermelon Ripe

Anonymous added on August 26, 2011 | Answered

All indications are the melon is ripe; however, when it is cut open, it is ripe around the seeds but the part around the rind and the center is white. What would the problem be?

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Answered on August 27, 2011

The flavor will be the real determinator on this, but it does sound like it was picked a pit early. Make sure that when you pick it, it feels heavy for its size. This article should help as well: https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/fruits/watermelon/pick-a-watermelon.htm

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