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mmc22angel

45 months ago

How can you tell when a watermelon is ripe enough to pick?
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I think that the stem is suppose to be black.
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em-ka1

  44 months ago
он должен плавать в воде на поверхности и не тонуть и хрустеть при нажатии
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weedsfree

  44 months ago
When I grow my own, the hollow test has always failed. So I am trying the smell test like you would on cantaloupes. But when I buy watermelons from the store, the hollow test is great. We have gotten some very ripe and yummy watermelons this year. Seedless are great to test this way.
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lizsolomon18

  44 months ago
I want to hear a thump and feels firm without soft spots
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  44 months ago
nice and green and firm, smells good and looks good
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bobl1953

  44 months ago
When I ask the produce person and they pick one for me.
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carlahampton39

  44 months ago
You can tell buy looking at the size too and giving it a little flick. If the sounds is more hollow than hard, then its probubly ripe. Thats how I check anyways.
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jdeqeau

  45 months ago
This is an old time tradition for my family, you thump the melon...checking to hear a hollow or heavy sound coming from the watermelon. If our hear a heavy sound its ready to be picked.
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Family__Guy

  45 months ago
I know nothing about Watermelons and their growth patterns, so cant advise you. However this is reply number eleven ☺
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mygalsal

  45 months ago
They used to say you could thump the watermelon and it would have a hollow sound. Sometimes it worked for me.
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PJ5

  45 months ago
I have never actually picked a watermelon . in the stores I just go with if it feels to soft stay away from it.
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