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Shmshon Cucumber Seeds

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(pack of ≈30 seeds)

Apart of its delicious flavor the name of this cucumber “Shmshon” was given do to its unusual strength an Israeli heritage breed from 1965. (“Samson The Hero” a judge of the ancient Israelites mentioned in the Hebrew Bible Book of Judges chapters 13 to 16).

Bred by the late Ezra Gallon professor at Weizmann Institute. Gallon studied the physiological and genetic control of sex determination in cucumber plants, his research led to the development of new varieties of cucumbers, some of them are grown up to this day. Fruit size varies between 12-15 cm when it is ready to harvest.

Categories: Our Favorites, Vegetable seeds, Warm Season Crops, Traditional Heirloom, Holy Land Seeds
Seeds Per Package ≈30
Species Cucumber
Scientific Name Cucumis sativus
Germination Period 5-10 days
Days till maturity 55-70
Sowing Depth 1 cm
Sowing Intervals 60-80 cm
Sowing Months March, April, May, June, July, August, September
Sowing Instructions

Sow directly in the ground or prepare transplant in advance. Move outdoors once spring arrives and the soil has warmed up. Cucumbers can be trellised but you're not bound to do so. Take into account that vines have a tendency to spread and reache many distances.

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