Japanese farmers in Kagawa prefecture on the island of Shikoku grow watermelons that are square in shape.
They basically put a watermelon in a box while in its early stages. The watermelon takes the shape of the box once its fully grown. It has become a rage in Japan.
Though the watermelons are eatable, they’re mostly used as a display ornament – and at around $100CAD a pop, there’s a good reason why these things aren’t taken out to picnics.
Want to grow one at home? Here’s how.