And I thought I had it bad with my rotting peach problem.
A friend bought this watermelon at a local fruit stand, let it sit out on her stove overnight, and came back the next day to discover it had rabies.
What do you do with a feral watermelon? And what exactly is going on?
A little research into “foaming watermelons” led me to several blogs and message boards dealing with the scourge of foaming watermelons. It seems when they start to ferment the buildup of pressure will eventually lead to fissures through which the foam starts to pour. This is why it’s important to knock the side of a watermelon — particularly one that has been out in the sun for however many days it takes to sell.
Also: if your watermelon is foaming? Don’t eat it!
Has anyone else been attacked by rabid summer melons?