Watermelon (Eng.), Waatlemoen (Afr.)
All Sweet is a large oval watermelon with deep red flesh and is a perfect variety for any sized home garden. Watermelon is a spreading trailing plant that produces large round to oblong fruits with a mottled or striped green skin. Watermelon is grown in tropical and subtropical areas worldwide for its large edible fruit, which is a special kind of berry with a hard rind and no internal division, botanically called a pepo. The sweet, juicy flesh is usually deep red to pink, with many black seeds, although seedless varieties have been cultivated. Watermelons are tender and need a long warm growing season to produce its fruit. Watermelon fruit is 91% water, contains 6% sugars, and is low in fat. In a 100 gram serving, watermelon fruit supplies 30 calories and low amounts of essential nutrients, only vitamin C is present in appreciable content at 10% of the Daily Value.