With high yields, short maturity period and ready market, commercial watermelon farming is being embraced by Kenyan farmers as high return cash crop.

Watermelon is popular in Kenya because the fruit is in high demand during hot seasons. It is ninety-two percent water, making it the ideal fruit when it is hot and one is thirsty.

In this article, we will learn how to farm watermelon in Kenya, watermelon farming practices, watermelon varieties in Kenya, watermelon pests and diseases and much more.