How to choose a sweet and juicy watermelon
• How to choose a sweet and juicy watermelon
It is difficult to imagine that someone could not love a juicy and incredibly tasty treats like watermelon. Especially in this heat. In the summer they are sold everywhere, but few really know how to choose the right watermelon that he was a mature, juicy and sweet. Sometimes it seems that it is simply an impossible task, which can cope with unless a real gardener.
Do not worry, here are some tips on how to choose the perfect watermelon.
By the earthen spot
The macula, also known as the earthen, - this is the place where the melon was on the ground when mature. At a ripe watermelon is dark yellow or orange-yellow, not white.
These are the brown spots like a spider web, means that the bee is often touched the fetal ovary during pollination. And the more often it pollinated than the sweeter the fruit.
Boy or girl
In the photo: left watery, right sweet. Farmers distinguish watermelons by gender. For example, the "boys" are larger and have a more elongated shape, they taste watery. "Girls" is more rounded and sweet.
Better to choose is not the huge watermelon, but not the smallest. Choose medium. And remember that, regardless of the size of a watermelon should always seem heavy for their size.
Dry tail means that watermelon ripe. If the tail of the green, the fruit removed too early and it is not yet ripe.