Citrulluslanatus is a plant species in the family Cucurbitaceae, a vine-like flowering plant originally from Africa. It is cultivated for its fruit.
The flesh will soften after it has thawed, but it will be fine for use in smoothies or fruit soups. Once picked from the vine, watermelons will not ripen any further. chilling adds to watermelon’s refreshing nature. A watermelon can be stored in the refrigerator for 2 weeks, and sometimes as long as 3.
Watermelon also contains citrulline, an amino acid that may increase nitric oxide levels in the body. Nitric oxide helps your blood vessels expand, which lowersblood pressure (9). Other vitamins and minerals in watermelon are also good for your heart. These include vitamins A, B6, C, magnesium andpotassium