How do you tell when a rockmelon is ripe?

Answer Rockmelons are ripe when the stem they are attached by shrivels up. Also, they turn slightly yellow underneath. They develop a characteristic fruity odor.

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How do you know when a pomegranate is ripe?

Pomegranates are ripe when the skin is a crimson color, and the fruit should feel heavy and the skin should be shiny. You should avoid fruit with cracks and splits in the skin.

Can bananas be too ripe?

Yes, they can rot. Peel yours and put in baggies in the freezer to save for later use in baking. If they mush up in the baggie that's ok too...

How can you tell when damsons are ripe?

Look for the following signs: * come readily away from the tree when gently pulled. * purple skin * fall from the tree if it is gently shaken - careful, as they bruise easily. * insides yellow ... Read More »

When are huckleberries ripe?

Garden huckleberries, which aren't really huckleberries at all, are ripe when the black berries have gone from shiny to dull, from hard to soft and from black to purple-black. True huckleberries ar... Read More »