As we all know about watermelon are beneficiary for our health.Also they are just like heaven if we are thirsty or hungry and some food. Because This delicious fruits do all those things and even help your body to grow muscles, minerals etc.
So, we will discuss
- How to grow them
- How many types of nutrients does watermelon give
- Indian states where these super delicious fruits grow.
- Varieties of Watermelons
- Seasons of Watermelons in india
- Some FAQ
How to grow them
Soil quality – Watermelons are usually grow in sandy loam to black or alluvial soil. The average ph value must be 6.0 to 7.5 which is not acidic nor basic. Also It need be good in nutrients and we’ll drained by water. Don’t choose any soil, choose which is rich in nutrients.
Temperature – It will not survive if you grow them under 10°c temperature. You need at least 20- 30°c temperature to get good quality melons. The ideal place in india is up, haryana, rajasthan etc.
Irrigation – If you have watermelons in your garden then you should water them 2 times in a day. Also keep the soil moist by water in sunlight. And don’t wet any other parts of it because it can damage the vines
Sunlight – These plants also need much sunlight to grow. So, keep the vines under sun while growing. So, don’t forget to give water timely.
Harvest – Only pick those watermelons which have yellow soil spot, brown tendrils, and if they makes hollow sounds when tumb.
However many types of nutrients does watermelon give
• Energy (calories) 46.2
• Carbohydrate (g) 11.6,
• Fiber (g) 0.6
• Calcium ( [mg]) 10.8
• Phosphorus ( ) 16.9
• Magnesium (mg) 15.4
• Potassium ( mg ) 172
• Vitamin C (mg) 12.5
• Folate ( mcg, DFE ) 4.6
• Choline (mg) 6.3
• Vitamin A, RAE (mcg ) 43.1
• Beta carotene (mcg ) 467
• Lutein & zeaxanthin (mcg) 12.3 mcg
• Lycopene (mcg) 6,980
• Phytosterols (mg) 3.08
Indian states where these super delicious fruits grow.
In india these fruits generally grow in hot weather.
In north India it is grow in high amount. So, Some States are :-
1 Uttar Pradesh
2 Andhra Pradesh
4 West Bengal
6 Tamil Nadu
7 Madhya Pradesh
Also it can be grown in whole year in southern India. Because the temperature of that region is almost same for whole year. But in north India we face Summer and winter both.
Also sometimes temperature goes under 0°c in January. So, here this watermelon can grow only in June season.
Varieties of Watermelons
There are lots of varieties of Watermelons on earth. Some of them we will discuss here. After that you will get much knowledge about this varieties.
Most of these found almost places like some in India, some in Africa, America etc. So, if you want to know them you can read this following points :-
Seedless watermelons with amazing taste
• Queen of Hearts
• King of Hearts
• Jack of Hearts
Traveling or picnic watermelons
• Charleston Gray
• Black Diamond
• Crimson sweet
Icebox watermelons types
• Sugar baby
• Tiger baby
• Yellow doll
• Yellow baby
• Desert king
Seasons of Watermelons in india
We almost discuss everything about watermelons. So, now we will discuss which season does watermelon grow in India. As I will tell you in beginning that India is big country and growth of Watermelons may vary.
In north India watermelon are grown usually in February to July-august. In this time period temperature is always above 20°c which is very good temperature for Watermelons.
Farmers grow their seeds in ending of February or in starting of March. After 1 week the seeds were germinate and farmers give water to this small vines once in a week.
For big farm watering in a week is okay. But if you grow in garden or in pot you can also give water to them daily.
In north India these are the states where these fruits are grown regularly – Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, etc.
Also everyone in these States grow watermelon on same time because temperature is almost equal in every State in summer.
In middle india these watermelon may arrive soon because of more hot. Also they are near to southern India where these fruits were grow whole year
States like – Orissa, Gujrat, MP, Maharashtra etc. Have almost same climate like north India and there also watermelon grow in only summer.
But there people can still enjoy watermelons whole year, and southern parts send them.
Unlikely most India, In these case Southern parts of India have benefits. Almost whole year the temperature became same and farmers can grow Watermelons whole year.
In this Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu,etc. State comes. Their temperature is same almost whole year because this States are near sea and equator. Which makes them also for destination places.
This are the states which plays a major role in production of Watermelons. Also In this watermelon grows almost whole year and farmers of their can make a good amount of profit from this.
In southern India trees like coconut are also found which were very tall in height send them to almost in full country.
Yes, if you go to market you find their watermelon even in winters. So, the only difference is the price of this fruits. The shopkeeper may charge you high than regular because he/she needs to maintain this fruits until you buy them.
No, If you eat more than need, you make suffer from loose motions and digestive problems. As we all know the overdose of anything is dangerous. This fruits contain 92% water and if you eat more than face a lot of problems in your body. So, never eat over than your needs.
Yes, giving watermelon to these pets will help them to grow. But make sure you remove the rinds and seeds before giving to pets. So, follow these instructions to make your pet even more healthy not obese.