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This round or slightly oval fruit is sometimes called a cantaloupe. Rockmelons are best in late summer when in their peak season. Rockmelon also has a very unique sweet flavour, making them a favorite fruit for a lot of people.
Rockmelon are usually grown in sub tropical regions in Australia.
Rockmelons are also rich in Vitamin C, beta carotene and potassium. In Australia Rockmelons are not only used as a sweet dish but are also a wonderful addition to any summer salad.
When buying Rockmelon, look for the ones where the stem is still attached. It should be brown and not bright green as only the brown stems are on ripe fruit. Also, it should have a good fruity smell.