The Babaco fruit is torpedo shaped with five deep longitudinal furrows that resemble the shape of a star. The fruit's skin is smooth and thin and when fully rip will turn golden yellow in color.
Resembling a Chinese lantern, the gooseberry is wrapped in a thin, papery, inflated skin. These very tart, piquant fruits turn from a pale green to an amber or gold color as they ripen and offer a flavor similar to a gooseberry or a tart green grape.
Ruby Bliss™ Watermelon
Inventory, lb : 0
This item was last sold on : 10/06/14
Ruby Bliss™ watermelon are available late spring through the late summer months.
A member of the Cucurbitaceae family Ruby Bliss™ watermelon, botanically known as Citrullus lanatus, is a flowering and fruiting vine plant. Ruby Bliss™ watermelons are grown and marketed exclusively by Dulcinea Farms. Watermelons are grown under strict guidelines regarding growing practices and harvesting as to ensure a consistently high quality production of fruits.
The Ruby Bliss™ watermelon is a large seedless watermelon. When ripe, its skin will be green with subtle dark green striping running the length of its exterior. Its rind is thick, firm and clouded white in color. The flesh will be quite aromatic, crisp, succulent and sweet. Its color, a deep translucent ruby red.
Ruby Bliss™ watermelons are best eaten fresh, at the peak of ripeness. They can be utilized in applications that call for traditional seedless watermelon. Ruby Bliss™ watermelon can be pureed or juiced for use in beverages, desserts and chilled soups. The rind, though slightly bitter in flavor can be utilized in cooked or pickled preparations. For best flavor and texture refrigerate ripe and cut melons at 45-55 degrees Fahrenheit. Use care when storing this melon, keeping Ruby Bliss™ watermelons too close to ethylene producing produce such as bananas, pears, tomatoes and apples will shorten their shelf life.
The Ruby Bliss™ watermelon was initially bred by Syngenta for Dulcinea Farms specifically to increase levels of naturally occurring antioxidants, which give the fruit its rich red color. It grows best in the summer months in a hot and dry climate.
Restaurants currently purchasing this product as an ingredient for their menu.
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Recipes that include Ruby Bliss™ Watermelon. One is easiest, three is harder.
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North Park Farmers Market
Near San Diego, California, United States
About 513 days ago, 6/27/13
Spotter's comments : Valdivia Farm is selling watermelon today. available the next month or so.