There are several hundred varieties of watermelon.
❁ Seeded watermelon are round to oblong and weigh from 15 to 45 pounds. The flesh is generally red with black seeds.
❁ Seedless watermelon have become the most common type available. They weigh 10 to 25 pounds. The flesh is generally red but yellow, orange and white are available. They may have soft, edible white seed coats but rarely contain seeds.
❁ Mini or personal watermelon are usually seedless and weigh 1 to 7 pounds. They may have more flesh and less rind than larger watermelons.