Harvested between July and Labor Day, the watermelon is the most consumed variety of melon in the United States. But do you know how many varieties grow around the world, how they get their signature pink color or why seedless watermelons are seedless? Get the answers to all of these questions and more. Scroll through the slideshow to learn 10 fun watermelon facts and statistics.
The watermelon fruit consists of about 90% water, making it an excellent choice for staying hydrated on hot summer days outside.