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The Kiran watermelon and Kiran No.2 watermelon have a smooth, dark green and relatively thin outer rind with subtle dark green to black stripes running the length of the fruit. The Kiran No.2 is a slightly darker color with fainter stripes than the original Kiran and also grows to be slightly larger at full maturity. The Kiran watermelon can be globular or oblong in shape and has a thinner inner rind than other varieties of watermelon. Kiran watermelon has a vibrant pink to red flesh with dark brown-black seeds. Its juicy flesh is sweet at 12 to 14 percent sugar content and it offers a slightly grainy texture.
Kiran watermelon are available throughout the year in tropical regions with a peak season in the summer months.
The Kiran watermelon botanically known as Citrullus lanatus cv. Kiran is a member of the Cucurbitaceae family. The seeds for the Kiran watermelon are marketed and sold by “Known You Seed Pvt Ltd” of India. There are two different varieties of the Kiran watermelon, Kiran No.2 and the original Kiran.
Like many watermelon varieties the Kiran watermelon is renowned for its hydrating properties being made up of nearly 90 perfect water and also for its potassium content which helps prevent sore muscles and dehydration related cramping. Kiran watermelons also contain iron and fiber as well as the amino acid Arginine which has been shown to boost metabolism.
Kiran type watermelons were developed in India by the company “Known You Seed Pvt. Ltd”. Known You Seed sells and distributes the seeds through their 10 branch offices located throughout India. Kiran watermelons are an early bearing variety requiring on average 102 days till harvest after sowing. Like many watermelon varieties the Kiran type watermelon does best in tropical and subtropical regions that get a significant amount of heat and sunshine and can thrive with very little precipitation.
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Near Bangalore, Karnataka, India
About 64 days ago, 12/20/16