A heard shaped watermelon!

September 17, 2009, Posted by Brio Guy at 10:19 pm

Whats shaped like a heart, pink and fleshy on the inside, and green on the outside? Oops well maybe I shouldn’t have put the word watermelon in the title… (If you didn’t guess it it was a watermelon)
I guess your probably asking yourself how can a watermelon be in a shape of a heart or saying there is no such thing. If you have ever seen the Simpson’s Homer buys a square

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 shaped watermelon from a street vendor in Tokyo. Square watermelons are taking Japanese stores by storm but, can usually only be purchased at higher end department stores. Japanese farmers have perfected the art of growing a square watermelon. Now these farmers aren’t about to tell you their secret of ho to grow a square shaped watermelon let a lone this couple who created a heart shaped watermelon. But, who can blame them when these heart shaped watermelons sell for $160 USD or 15,750 yen

Weird asia news reports

It was an act of love for the couple where they wanted the fruit of their labor to symbolize their feelings for each other … and for their profession. Who says you can’t be too attached to your work?

The endeavor took three years to perfect and thereby, does show profound dedication to their work. Of course this is hardly a surprise given that the country is famous for producing creatively-shaped fruits and vegetables.

The couple managed to cultivate 20 watermelons in time for Mother’s day and sent off a few of them to be displayed at the Iwataya Department Store.

Stay tuned for a future post about a budda shaped pear!

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