Watermelons are one of Australia”s favourite fruit”s, especially up North where they suit the warmer climate. Comprising of 92% and 8% sugar watermelon will certainly rehydrate you.
Watermelon Fruitpicking spots are:
Few Handy Tips for Knowing your Watermelon is ready
- Check the ground spot or underlying surface, if slotmachines its a deep cream or yellow colour then it’s ready to be harvested
- Knock it, if Firm it and makes a hollow sound your good to go
- The vine tendril should be starting to die
Once Watermelons get picked they are off directly to the markets or stored in Fridges until they eventually get to the markets.
How much can I expect to earn
From experience you can expect to get earn $15-17 per hour but all farms do it diferently. Theres guys who do this year in year out, so if your fit and determined to work hard you can make some good money if your farm pays per pick.