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Melons

  • Large juicy round fruit made up out of various types of plant that trail along the ground.
  • Watermelons contain as much iron as spinach and many other vitamins & minerals.
  • Watermelon in Spanish is "petia".
  • Melons are a fruit that can easily be improved and crossed. As a result there are many of different tasty sorts.
  • Keep them at room temperature or in the sun depending on when you want to have them. If they are ripe you best store them in the refrigerator. Serve melon cold as well.
  • Melons are ripe when they spread a sweet smell.
  • The French "Charentais melon" is picked ripe and can therefore only be kept 1 to 2 days.
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