VERY STRONG, VIGOROUS GROWER
THICK FLESHED WITH A SMALL SEED CAVITY
EXCELLENT PROCESSING QUALITIES
EXCELLENT YIELD POTENTIAL
Sampson is a medium-sized grey-skin type pumpkin with an indeterminate growth habit. Sampson is a strong, vigorous grower with an intermediate virus resistance package against Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV), Watermelon mosaic virus (WMV) and Papaya ringspot virus (PRSV). Fruit size averages between 4 – 7 kg and the fruit are thick fleshed with a small seed cavity. Fruit are uniform in shape and size, slightly ribbed with a concave top, heavy shoulders and small blossom end. Sampson can be planted in summer and winter growing regions. The storage ability of Sampson is excellent, with the ability to be stored for up to 6 months and longer under normal storage conditions. Due to the long shelf life and firm, thick flesh, Sampson is also suitable for processing.
SPECIAL VARIETAL REQUIREMENTS
- Do not apply too much nitrogen towards fruit maturation
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