Watermelons belongs to the family of cantaloupe, squash and pumpkin. It is round, oblong or spherical in shape and feature thick green rinds that are often spotted or striped. They range in size from a few pounds to upward of ninety pounds. It has Dark Red flesh. There are wide varieties that feature orange, yellow or white flesh. It contain seeds that are black, brown, white, green or yellow, a few varities are actually seedless. once cut, watermelons should be refrigerated in order to best preserve their freshness, taste and juiciness.