Honeydew Melon

Nutritional Information
Excellent source of vitamin C.

What To Look For
Rind (skin) should be a greenish color. A yellow color indicates that fruit is not yet ripe.Skin should be smooth. Flesh is light green and orange-colored. Avoid large melons with bruises, cuts or punctures in the rind.

Easy Storage and Preparation
Unripe whole melons may be kept in a paper bag at room temperature for 2 to 3 days. Ripe melons should be wrapped in plastic wrap and refrigerated for up to 5 days.

Best Uses
Best at room temperature. Good for breakfast.



Other Fruits

 Apricots
Asian Pears
Blackberries
Cantaloupe
Casaba Melon
Cherries 
Crenshaw Melon
Currants
Figs
Gooseberries
Grapes
Guava
Honeydew Melon
Huckleberries
Lychee Nut
Mangoes
Nectarines
Papayas
Peaches
Plums
Raspberries
Strawberries
Watermelon
see also: Summer Vegetable Guide
Fall Vegetable Guide | Fall Fruit Guide
Winter Vegetable Guide | Winter Fruit Guide
Spring Vegetable Guide | Spring Fruit Guide
 
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