The Picasso melon is of Japanese origin and is a variety exclusive to Five Crowns. It is a firm, white fleshed melon that gets extremely sweet when ripe. When ripe, the splotches of color on the outside begin to lighten up. The unique flavor has hints of Asian pear and Charentais melon. Because of the firmness of the flesh, it can be enjoyed not only fresh, but also lightly grilled and in other cooking applications as well.