Zhenjiang thumb-sized watermelon ripe for market
2017-06-08 16:48:00

A worker at the Vegetable Research Institute of Zhenjiang City, Jiangsu province, displays ripe thumb-sized watermelons, June 6, 2017.

The watermelon, Melothria scabra, is a variety introduced by foreign countries to agriculture organizations in Jiangsu. It looks similar to ordinary ones in shape and peel pattern, but are only as big as a thumb.

The growing period of this watermelon variety is usually two to three months, and its pulp is turquoise. You can eat the pulp and the peel.

 

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