One of our favorite varieties a perfect combination of taste and texture made this melon to be one of the most beloved melons in the world. This melon was breed in kibbutz “Ha’ogen”, founded in 1939 by immigrants from Czechoslovakia. Thought to have originated in Hungary, but there is no conclusive proof of this. Beautiful and very fragrant, good yields of nearly 1-2 kg of Flavorful green flesh.
Ananas Yoqne’am was first cultivated by Natan Rabinovich, a Romanian-born resident of Yokneam, Israel. Rabinobivh had formal agricultural training in France. Rabinovich began producing melons commercially from his new breed around 1950 and do to its great taste quickly became the best melon in the market. Ananas Yoqne’am was cultivated from the traditional landrace melon that was grown locally at that time. Breed to be grown on dryland without irrigation.Seeds should be sown in early spring strive on residual moisture in the ground left from winter rains. Due to the excellent properties Ananas Yoqne’am melon is extensively used as sources of germplasm for the international Cucurbit manufacturing industry.
'Ein Dor' combination of pineapple with a hint of banana flavor. The fruit turns yellow under its coarse netting as it matures and sets at 1-2 kg melon. This Holy Land heirloom melon was selected and cultivated by local resident David Solomon, one of the founders of Kibbutz Ein Dor in the Lower Galilee. 'Ein Dor' has a sweet cavity, slow to mature, but well worth the wait. David Solomon worked in agriculture, with much of his work focused on cultivating new varieties of melons, watermelons, sesame, wheat and more. He received many awards for his work and had close ties with Tel Aviv University and research institutes around the world .