Sugar Baby, Watermelon (Eng.), Waatlemoen (Afr.)
Sugarbaby is a small, sweet, well-flavoured watermelon with very few small, tan-black seeds. Each plant produces two or three melons. Watermelon is a spreading trailing plant that produces large round to oblong fruits with a mottled or striped green skin. Sugarbaby has red flesh. Watermelon is grown in tropical and subtropical areas worldwide for its large edible fruit, which is a special kind of berry with a hard rind and no internal division, botanically called a pepo. The sweet, juicy flesh is usually deep red to pink, with many black seeds, although seedless varieties have been cultivated. Watermelons are tender and need a long warm growing season to produce its fruit. Watermelon fruit is 91% water, contains 6% sugars, and is low in fat. In a 100 gram serving, watermelon fruit supplies 30 calories and low amounts of essential nutrients, only vitamin C is present in appreciable content at 10% of the Daily Value.