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Bateekh Samara Melon (10 seeds) (OML142) $3.00
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Bateekh Samara Melon

         
 
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95 days. Oblong fruits are brownish-green and netted outside, lime green within. In our trials the flavor was an unusual, a very delicious, sweet-tart combination, with a distinct citrus taste. The name simply means “old melon from Samarra,” which is a city in northern Iraq. Original seed was furnished by our friend, Iraqi seed collector Nael Aziz, who writes that this variety is known to have been grown in the Abbasid Period over one thousand years ago! Endangered due to war and America’s aggressive promotion of patented seeds in Iraq.

 
Bateekh Samara Melon
Overall Rating:
         
3.0
 
 
Number of Reviews: 1
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0

100.0% would recommend this item to a friend.

 
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Nickname:
lateef
Location:
san diego, CA
Date:
March 5, 2014
          3.0
 
Correction to name
Easy to Grow 3.0
EarlyMaturity 3.0
 

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This is arabic, and it does not say old melon from samarra, Bateekh means melon, so the name actually is " Melon samarra Melon ".

Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes

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