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Cornell-developed seeds available at Cornell Orchards

Seed sales benefit Synapsis, the Dept. of Plant Breeding and Genetics grad student organization.

Seed sales benefit Synapsis, the Dept. of Plant Breeding and Genetics grad student organization.

Synapsis, the graduate student organization of Cornell’s Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, is selling seed packets of select vegetable cultivars developed by Cornell’s breeding programs.

They’re on sale now at Cornell Orchards, $3.00 for 30 seeds:

  • ‘Sweet REBA’ – An early bush acorn squash
  • ‘Honeynut’ – A miniature butternut squash
  • ‘Greenfinger’ – A beit alpha (European or English-type) cucumber
  • ‘Success PM’ – A straightneck yellow summer squash
  • ‘PMR Delicious 51’ – An early-ripening muskmelon
  • ‘Hannah’s Choice’ – An early-ripening muskmelon
  • ‘Salt and Pepper’ – A white-skinned, black-spined pickling cucumber

These cultivars are unique and delicious, they have resistance to common disease problems, and they produce high yields in upstate New York and beyond.
Proceeds from sales of these special seeds benefit Synapsis.

For how-to-grow information and more visit the Synapsis merchandise page.

Cornell Orchards is open Tuesday through Saturday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. See website for latest info.
Visit the Cornell Orchards website for directions, apple and cider specials and more information. Seeds will soon be available at Manndible Cafe and Cornell Plantations’ Brian C. Nevin Welcome Center.

'Salt and Pepper' pickling cucumber. (Photo courtesy Johnny's Selected Seeds:  www.johnnyseeds.com)

'Salt and Pepper' pickling cucumber. (Photo courtesy Johnny's Selected Seeds: www.johnnyseeds.com)

‘Salt and Pepper’ photo courtesy Johnny’s Selected Seeds.

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