Watermelon – Did You Know? 5 facts!

August 3 is National Watermelon Day,

Did you know today August 3rd is National Watermelon Day.?

It is! And there are facts you might know and some you don’t…so here we go!

1. Watermelon are BOTH a vegetable & a fruit

They contain seeds, grow from a flower plant that has been pollinated.

2. You can fry or stew the peel of a watermelon…it is done it China frequently

Some pickle them and the seeds can be roasted like pumpkin seeds

3. Why are they called Watermelon? Well, they are 92% water!

4. Even though we know of four varieties: seedless, seeded, (mini or personal) there is also red, orange/yellow. Reality is there are 1200 different varieties!!

5. Different to popular believe, seedless watermelon are not made by men….they just “come” like that…genetics

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