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Mandarin Oranges
The name "Mandarin Oranges" is used to refer both to an orange and to a family of oranges that includes Dancys, Clementines, Honey, Pixie, Satsumas, Owari, King, Oneco, Ponkan and Willow Leaf. Technically, it really is just an "umbrella" name used to refer to the family. Producers and marketers, though, aren't yet sure whether to market Mandarins as one fruit, or to be clear to consumers that there are different kinds of Mandarin Oranges.

Mandarin trees are small, only growing up to about 25 feet tall (7.5 metres.) They have thin, spiny, thorny branches and small leaves, and produce small flowers. Mandarin Oranges will have anywhere from 9 to 15 easily-separated sections inside. The skin on some Mandarins is actually green. If people saw them on produce stalls, they would walk on by thinking the oranges weren't ripe yet.

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Watermelons
Watermelons are a squash, related to squashes, cucumbers and pumpkins. That technically makes them a vegetable, though we of course treat them as fruit.

They grow on the ground on a vine between 3 to 4.5 metres (10 and 15 feet) long along the ground. Though we mostly think of watermelons as red inside, some are yellow. Seeds can be white, brown, black, red, green or speckled.
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