Michael Fuller

9 red seeds in a 4 cm. rotted watermelon

6 September 2021

Red Seeded Watermelon 1 August 2021                           Red Seed Watermelon 23 August 2021


Deseeded melon resembles a honey dew melon in color and texture, but the taste of the red seeded melon is very mild - more like a cucumber than a watermelon, cantaloupe, or mush melon. 

Small melon weighing 171.4 grams and measuring 7.2 cm in diameter was cut open for lunch on 20 September 2021. Perfect ripeness.

Red Seeded Citron Watermelon 4 June 2021 and 28 July 2021


att8itehe8i  achiki8ara8i mina

(Kaskaskia Illinois, "Watermelon Red Seeds" = Citrullus lanatus

27 red seeds and 2 white seeds from the 7.2 cm diameter red seeded melon opened on 20 September 2020. Faint taste of a cucumber, but generally tasteless.

Largest water melon eaten on 29 September 2021

Weight 525 grams; 9.3 cm. diameter; 93 red seeds and 4 white seeds. Faint taste of a cucumber, but generally tasteless.

Red Seeded Citron Watermelon purchased from Seed Savers Exchange of Decorah, Iowa. The term, att8itehe8i  achiki8ara8i mina, is based upon of Kaskaskia Illinois-to-French Dictionary Edited by Carl Masthay (2002).