Grow your own square watermelon in 9 steps:
Grow a square watermelon

The square watermelons are grown in Japan in tempered glass boxes, and checked several times a day. They were designed to be easier to stack and store than the round shape nature intended.

Because of the labour intensive process, only a few hundred are produced in Japan annually. Contrary to popular belief, they are not genetically modified.

About 10 years ago, Urban Fare imported the fruit to Vancouver and sold them for $99. They’ve now risen in price to $199.

Square watermelons are actually bitter!