Citrullus lanatus

 

Congo, watermelon,(African origin) This variety has very delicious 35 lb red flesh. A descendant from the Congo - the origin of wild varieties.. They are low in calories. Sugar content ranges between 12-15 percent. They contain cancer-fighting anti-oxidants!

Citrullus lanatus

 

White wonder, watermelon, (African strain & origin) Beautiful white flesh is almost transparent. The 7 8 lb fruit is round, its flavor unique, delicious and fruity. White flesh varieties date back hundreds of years and are descendants of African wild strains. White-fleshed watermelons were common in the 1800's,

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Citrullus lanatus

 

Mayo - Originally collected from Mayo farmers in Los Capomos, Sinaloa, Mexico. Prolific vines produce small round and larger oblong melons of various rind colors. Red flesh is sweet.

Citrullus lanatus

 

Acoma - This peculiar species of watermelon was grown by the ancient ancestors of Acoma Pueblo. Rounded to slightly elongated fruit with pale to dark green skin. Red-meated.

Citrullus lanatus

 

Jemez - Striped fruit may vary from pale to dark green. A "native" red flesh watermelon, which is still rare in pueblo

Citrullus lanatus

 

Mayo Sandia - An African native introduced to Piedras Verdes, Sonora, Mexico by the Spanish, This watermelon seed was rapidly traded. Small, red-fleshed melons.

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