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How to Pick the Perfect Watermelon

about this guide

Picking a watermelon can be stressful because you want it to be perfect! Here we will cover 5 ways to pick that perfect melon!

why you need these tips

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the methods

1. Sun Spot 2. Stem Appearance 3. Sound 4. Melon Color 5. Size and Shape Screenshot this page to reference at the store!

The first way to check a watermelon quickly is to look for the sun spot, or large yellow spot. Look for a large yellow spot!

1. sun spot

The next thing to check is the stem appearance. It should be dark brown in color. This is not a good stem shown below.

2. Stem Appearance

Tap on the watermelons. The best tasting watermelon should have a low pitch or a dull sound wen tapped on -more water

3. Sound

Another method is to check the color of the melon. Look for one that is dull and darker in color-not the one below.

4. Melon Color

Finally, check the size and shape of the melon. It should not have any strange bumps or notches.

5. size and shape

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