What Is a Yellow Watermelon Called?

Watermelon with yellow fruit is called "Yellow Crimson Watermelon," although the scientific name, Citrullus lanatus, is the same as the red watermelon.

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Thomas K. Arnold is the publisher and editorial director of "Home Media Magazine" and a regular entertainment contributor to various publications including "USA Today," "The Hollywood Reporter" and "San Diego Magazine." He has written travel stories for "San Diego Magazine," the "San Diego Union" and the Copley News Service. Arnold attended San Diego State University.