Water melon fruit scientific name is Citrullus Lanatus from family
Cucurbitaceae. It is native to southern Africa. In Malaysia, Johor is
the biggest state planted of watermelon fruit. In Malaysia, watermelon
is very popular tropical fruit especially during hot weather to cool
down the thirsty. The watermelon fruit has a smooth greenish thick skin
with juicy rew sweet flesh or yellowish color. The watermelon is in
round, square or oblong shape around diameter 35 to 42cm.
Watermelon planted in Malaysia basically got two different type such
1. Yellow Crimson- This type is the most sweetr and more honey flavor
then the most popular red flesh. The rind is green and the flesh is in
2. Carolina Cross- The rind isgreen in color with red flesh.
How Watermelon Tree
Malaysia climate temperature between 30 o 35 degree Celsius and high
humidity. It is suitable for plant watermelon. Watermelon planted at
soil with drainage area. Watermelon is not a tree. The flower is yellow
petal with diameter about an inch. Its dark leaves with prominent
veins. In Malaysia, there planted huge at Perak and Johor.
Although Watermelon eaten raw, it had process to different product such
1.Red watermelon juice
2.Yellow watermelon Juice
Why Water melon if
benefits to body?
How many people know the wonder benefits brings by water melon fruit as
people only remember of its sweetness and juiceness of the fruit. The
watermelon is really benefits to health. The nutritional contained :
Nutritional per 100g
Water 91.45 g
Vitamin C 8.1mg
Benefits of watermelon fruit