- Have netted or rough skin;
- Have skin that won’t hold moisture in as well as does the skin of Winter Melons, so they won’t store as well;
- Will have brighter flesh than winter melons, better scent and better taste.
Watermelon is really its own type of melon all to itself, but is often included as a Summer Melon, despite its smooth skin, just because that’s when it’s available.
Also called the Reticulatis group or netted group or Muskmelon group.