New Mini Fruits: Thumb Watermelons

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Many people like to eat fruits in small sizes because it is convenient to enjoy. Strawberries, cherries and cherry-tomatoes are very popular among fruits lovers. Recently, a new mini fruit has become more and more popular in the market and I am really sure most of you will be surprised. You have certainly tasted a big and juicy watermelon for so many times in summer but have you ever seen a watermelon as big as your thumb?

thumb watermelon seeds

thumb watermelon seedsThe mini thumb watermelon is a kind of wildings in South America and introduced into Holland. At first, specialists bred them in greenhouses in America and Asia. Now the thumb watermelon has been exported to Britain and China and had a great vogue although it is much more expensive than the simple watermelons. If you want to try this special mini fruit, it is possible to buy thumb watermelon seeds and grow them in your garden.

thumb watermelon seeds

thumb watermelon seeds

The appearance of thumb watermelon is the same as simple watermelon but you don’t need to unpeel before eating. You may enjoy them with smell like banana and orange. Just like all the fruits, you can use the thumb watermelon to make salad, sweets and juice as you like. A five-year-old girl named Molly Bauer from Cambridge have been tasted this mini watermelon and said, “They are delicious, looks like a green jelly. At first I don’t believe they are true. Although the strawberry still is my favorite, small watermelon is very interesting.”

thumb watermelon seeds

thumb watermelon seeds

Do you want to try this lovely thumb watermelon? It is not an easy job to grow them so you need to ask for more professional suggestions. When the fruits grow successfully, they may become the great garden decorations as well as beautiful food to eat.

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They are actually miniature cucumbers, definitely NOT actual miniature watermelons.

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