Seed/Plant Listing

2012 SEED LISTING

Beans
Blue Lake Bush: 55 days. Vigorous, branching plants produce heavy yields under adverse conditions. Pods are slow to form seeds or fiber. A classic canning and freezing bean. Flavor is the standard by which others are judged.

Kentucky Wonder: (bush) 56 days. Bears a week earlier than pole variety. Long bearing plants with stringless pods.

Provider: (bush) 50 days. The most popular early green bean. 5" long, medium green fleshy round pods. Adapted to diverse locations and soil and climate conditions.

Cherokee Yellow Wax: (bush) 51 days. Pale yellow pods on vigorous, hardy, erect 16-18" bushes. All American selection

Royal Burgundy: (bush) 54 days. Vigorous, erect, 15"-20" with high bushes with high yields of 5" purple pods which turn green when cooked. Good for colder soils, resistant to bean beetle.

Blue Lake: (pole) 55 days. Famous pole bean variety with excellent freezing and canning qualities. Tender, round, meaty pods on vigorous, heavy yielding plants.

Kentucky Wonder: (pole) 63 days. Old fashioned favorite. Vigorous 60"-84" vines with high, extended yields. Rust resistant. Pods are flat (when mature). 
 

Yard Long: 80 days. Plants grow to 10 feet tall and produce an astonishing yield of extremely tasty pods.  Harvest at 15to 18".

Henderson Lima: (bush) 66 days. An old favorite baby lima bean. Bears 3.5" pods till frost.

Jackson Wonder Lima Butterbean: (bush) 66 days. A good hot weather bean. 2' tall bushes have high yields of broad pods. Shell out for fresh or dry for winter use.
 

Soybean- Green Butterbean: (bush) 90 days. Sweet buttery taste and high yielding. 2 to 2-1/2 foot stocky plants well branched and stand well.

Speckled Lima Butterbean: (pole) 80 days. Large quarter-sized seeds. Light creamed colored with bright red. Buttery flavored beans, delicious fresh maintaining flavor canned or frozen. Tremendous yield.

Beets
Early Wonder Tall Top: 45 days.  Earliest beets and greens.  Large vigorous tops.  Tall bright, glossy green, red-veined tops and slightly flattened red roots. 

Detroit Dark Red: 45-70 days. 2.5"-3" globe roots of blood red color. For canning and fresh use.

Cantaloupe (muskmelon)
Delicious 51: 81 days. Early large fruits, 4-5 lbs. Good flavor, thick orange-salmon flesh. Fusarium wilt resistant, developed by Dr. Munger of Cornell.

Hale’s Best No. 36: 80 days. The fruit is highly flavored, beautiful and solidly netted, little if any suture and no ribs; spicy salmon flesh. Fruit 2-1/2 to 3lbs., uniform in size, slight oval shape. NEW!!

Carrots
Nantes: 62-70 days. Small 10-12" tops with 6 1/2" x 1" bright red-orange blunt roots. good fresh or frozen.

Royal Chantenay: 65 days. Cylindrical 6" roots for heavy or shallow soils. Tops are sturdy, 15"-20. Dependable heavy yields.

Collards
Georgia: 70 days. The old standard. Erect, spreading 36" plants, large, cabbage-like blue-green, slightly crumpled leaves; heat and poor soil tolerant, slow to bolt.

Corn
Argent: 85 days. 8-1/2 to 9 inch ears with 14-16 rows of fine white kernels, tender sweet creamy texture, with a superior package and husk protection.

Bodacious (se+): 75 days. An extremely high quality yellow corn. (our favorite!) Very sweet and tender. 8" long ears. Plants are 87" tall.

Early Sunglow: 68 days. Early yellow corn with 6-7" ears. Sweet and tender. Plants are 5-6' tall. 

Peaches & Cream: 70 days. Matures early in the season, ears 8-1/2 inches long, petite bi-colored kernels. NEW!!

Robust: (popcorn) 110 days. An early maturing gourmet yellow popcorn. 7' tall plants with 1-2 ears. (hybrid)

Cucumber
Marketmore 76: (56 days) (slicing cucumber) Long, slender, dark green cucumbers on short space saving vines. Disease resistant.

National Pickling: (57 days). Fruit slightly tapered, about 6 to 7 inches long. Medium dark green color.

Greens (Misc.)
Astro Arugula: 38 days. Peppery flavored, cool-season, salad green. Early, heat tolerant, strap leaf variety has somewhat milder flavor than regular Arugula. Best when picked young.

Tatsoi: 45 days. Leaves form a compact, thick rosette. Long harvest period. Mild taste for salads, stir-fries, etc.

Kale
Vates Blue Curled: 56 days. Standard blue/green curled. Plants are 14" tall.

Lettuce
Allstar Gourmet Mix: 28 days Includes varieties such as, Outredgous, Tango Dark, Lolla Rossa and others. Ruffled edges and unique leaf shapes. Yields darker reds and green even in low light conditions.

Buttercrunch: 60 days. Boston type or loosehead. Larger and more heat tolerant than Bibb, slower to bolt, stands at least 2 weeks longer without bolting. Leaves are thick, crisp and tender and remain sweet after bolting. All-America winner.

KCCG 30th Anniversary Gourmet Blend: 30-60 days. This custom blend of our favorite lettuces was specially chosen to celebrate the 30 year anniversary of Kansas City Community Gardens. It includes 11 great tasting different premium lettuce varieties with great diversity of color and texture. ‘Buttercrunch’ ‘Canasta’ ‘Cimmaron’ ‘Four Seasons’ ‘Jericho’ ‘Red Sails’ ‘Red Salad Bowl’ ‘Royal Oakleaf’  ‘Ruby Red’ ‘Salad Bowl’  ‘Tango’

Red Sails: 48 days. The slowest bolting red leaf lettuce. Has a very pretty red (over green) leaf. Forms a very loose head. All-America winner.


Salad Bowl: 45 days. A green leaf lettuce that is sweet and crisp. Ruffled leaves. Slow to bolt.

Mustard
Curly Leaf: 55 days. Bright green leaves are crumpled and heavily curled. Upright plants are slow to bolt. Strong mustard flavor.

Florida Broadleaf: 50 days. Early fast growing variety for processing, market, and home gardening. Large, upright plants 10" high, deep green, oval, smooth leaves with whitish-green midribs.

Red Giant Mustard: 45 days. Very attractive plant with reddish leaves. Can be harvested either as a 6" plant or allowed to grow to 17". Has a mild, mustard flavor. Sow spring through fall. Slow bolting.

Tendergreen Mustard: 40 days. Large plants quick growing. Leaves oblong, thick, fairly smooth, dark green. Mustard-spinach flavor.

Okra
Burgundy: 55 days. Bears moderate amounts of red pods on tall plants. Pods turn green when cooked. AAS.

Clemson Spineless: 55 days. The most popular okra variety available. Plants are 3.5'-5' tall, with straight, deep green spineless pods. AAS.

Dwarf Green Long Pod: 50 days. Pods are bright green, ridged and tapered, tend to be more slender than the Clemson Spineless. Plant height is 3' - 4' tall.

Peas
Blackeye: (cowpea) 60-78 days. Vigorous, high yielding 24"-40" plants 7"-9" pods with 10-12 seeds per pod. Wilt resistant, excellent as a shell bean, or as a dry bean, produces well in the North. Cowpeas are the best nitrogen fixers in the garden; so be sure to treat your seed with a general purpose legume inoculant.

Black Crowder: (cowpea) 63 days. Long Pods. Prolific and easy to shell. Seeds turn black when dry.

Brown Crowder:(cowpea) 60 days. Extra large, light-brown crowder, straw colored red-tinged pods 7" to 9". Very productive, easy to pick and shell, good flavor, bushy plants. Clemson SC/AES.

Purple Hull: (cowpea) 50-78 days. Popular southern purple-hulled crowder, Strong, vigorous vines. Excellent for cooking green or freezing. White pea with small purple eye. Two crops in a season in this region.

Green Arrow: (English pea) 62 days. Vigorous vines (36" tall) with 8-11 bright green peas per pod. Sweet flavor. Resistant to mildew, Fusarium, and root rot.

Super Sugar Snap: (snap pea) 64 days. Plumper pods and earlier and higher yield than Sugar Snap. 2-1/2 - 3 inch length, round slightly curved, fleshy green pods. Tall vines need support. Resistant to Powdery Mildew; tolerant to Pea Leaf Roll virus.

Snow Sweet:  (snop pea) 60 days.  Most tender snow pea.  Pods average 3.5-4" long and remain tender at a much larger berry size than traditional snow peas.  Tender, sweet pods are good for salads, stir-fries and steaming.  Vines average 24" tall. 


Pumpkin
Connecticut Field: 115 days. The standard general purpose or large Halloween pumpkin. Hard, smooth, somewhat ribbed, deep orange. 15 - 25 lbs.

Small Sugar: 100 days. Averaging about 6-7 lbs. each, this is one of the standard smaller pumpkins. Good yields of deep orange pumpkins with high quality flesh.

Radish
Cherry Belle: 20-30 days. Round, bright cherry red with white flesh. Root is about 1" in diameter, tops about 3" at harvest time.

White Icicle: 30 days. A uniform short top strain which forms 6" long roots very quickly. Flesh is white, crisp and mild.

Rutabaga
American Purple Top: 90 days. Roots large, globe shaped with small neck and tap root. Skin yellow with purple top. Flesh light yellow, firm, tender and crisp.

Spinach
Bloomsdale Longstanding: 45 days. Heavy yields of crinkled, thick textured, glossy, dark green leaves. Slow to bolt.

Space: 39 days. Early and high yielding smooth leaf spinach. Big plants are upright and disease resistant. Long standing. (hybrid)

Tyee: 42 days. Savoy-leaf type spinach. Has an upright growth habit with high bolt resistance and vigorous growth. A good choice for overwintering. (hybrid)

Squash
 

Bennings Green Tint (Patty Pan):  (summer squash)  49 days.  3 x 2.5" pale green, scalloped and spiny summer squash.  Delicious raw and cooked.

Yellow Crookneck: (summer squash) 58 days. Bears later than straightnecks but yields consistently for the rest of the season. Bright yellow fruits are best picked when skin is still smooth (4"-6" long).

Yellow Straightneck, Early Prolific: (summer squash) 42-56 days. Fruit are uniform lemon yellow and straight. Best when picked at 4-6". Resistant to squash bug and striped cucumber beetle. All-America selection. 
 

Black Beauty Zucchini:(summer squash) 44 days. Bush type. Long, straight, slender with slight ridges, black-green color. Flesh greenish white, firm, fine delicate flavor. Pick when 6 to 8 " long, while still tender.

Table Queen Acorn: (winter squash) 85 days. Acorn shaped fruits, ribbed, smooth, thin-shelled, dark green, length 5-1/2", diameter 4-1/2". Flesh is light yellow, bakes dry and sweet.

Buttercup: (winter squash) 100 days. Turban shaped 4- 1/2" diameter, 4 to 5 lbs. Rind is dark with narrow strip. Thick orange flesh. Excellent flavor. Keeps well..

Waltham Butternut: (winter squash) 105 days. Popular winter squash. Uniform fruits averaging 9" long and 4-5 lbs. Flowers later than other winter squashes, but fruits develop quickly and keep well long into the winter. Less attractive to squash bugs than some other winter squash. AAS

Spaghetti Squash: (winter squash) 88 days. An early maturing type with ivory-colored skin turning pale yellow at maturity. Fork out the baked or boiled spaghetti-like flesh as a disappointing substitute for pasta.

Swiss Chard
Fordhook Giant: 60 days. A tall, vigorous strain with broad dark leaves. Stems are thick and white. Tolerates hot weather well.

Ruby Red: 60 days. Similar to Fordhook but with crimson stalks and veins.

Turnip
Purple Top: 60 days. Produces round, purple topped 4" roots for early summer harvest, greens are profuse as well.

Seven Top: 45-50 days. Used only for greens; roots are tough and woody. Usually grown as a winter annual for spring greens and shoots.

Shogoin: 42 days. Produces white roots that should be used while still young and mild. Greens are tender and mild.

Watermelon
Crimson Sweet: 96 days. Short, oval light green fruit with dark stripes average 15-25 lbs. Tolerant to fusarium and anthracnose, dark red flesh, with high sugar content in a dry year. Small seeds. Developed for this area.

Sugar Baby: 76 days. round fruits 6"-8" in diameter averaging 8-10 lbs. Ripe melons have very dark green rinds (except for a yellow belly) and sweet red flesh with small seeds.

Verona Black Diamond: 80 days. Early and productive. Sweet red flesh. Not as susceptible to diseases as the old Black Diamond. Fruits are large (30 lb. average).

Herbs
Basil: (Italian Large Leaf sweet basil) A sweeter pesto type basil. Large, medium-dark green leaves. High yielding plant with larger (up to 4" long) leaves. Is one (1) week later to bolt.

Borage: 44-55 days. Large plant bears hundreds of small edible flowers in blue with some pink. Mild cucumber flavor for salads and garnishes. 18 inch height. (annual)

Chives: Smooth, slender hollow leaves about 12 - 18 inches long in clumps, gives mild onion-like flavor to soups, sauces, eggs and potatoes. (perennial)

Cilantro/Coriander: (Jantar) Aromatic annual herb. This variety has greater leaf production. Requires 7-10 days to germinate in cool soil. Slow in bolting, produces lots of foliage in a 14" plant. Has a distinctive flavor most appropriate in hot, spicy dishes. Prefers direct-seeding in a sunny location.

Dill: Requires light for germination, direct seed in sunny location, plant reaches about 3'. Germination usually about 60%.

Lemon Basil: 60 days. Very bright green 2-1/2 inch long leaves with white blooms. Both attractive and intensely flavorful. 20 to 24 inch height. (annual) 

Champion Moss Curled Parsley: 80 days.  Leaves are finely curled, deep green.  Standard popular strain for bedding plant growers.  

Sage: Spreading 1 to 2 feet tall, plants produce broad, oval, grey-green leaves that are used for fresh or dried seasoning. (perennial)

FLOWERS
Cosmos ('Sensation') Old fashioned favorite with large single flowers, 3-4" across in shades of lavender, pink, magenta, and white. Large plants (2-3 feet tall) are easy to grow. Good for cut flowers.

Dames Rocket: Hardy biennial. Lilac-purple flowers are concentrated at the end of 2 to 3 foot tall stalks. Sweet fragrances. Plant in well drained soil in full sun or partial shade. Blooms in April and May.

Four O'Clocks: (Marvel of Peru) grows 15-24" tall and produces one-inch white, red or yellow flowers that open in late afternoon.

Gloriosa Daisy: Upright annual with large 3 to 5 inch single blooms of rich golden yellow or mahogany red. Requires full sun. Heat and draught resistant. Plant height 2 to 3 feet. Blooms from June to September.

Marigold, Crackerjack: A tall African type, better suited for cut flowers, growing about 30" tall. Large flowers are yellow, orange, and gold.

Sparky Marigold: Dwarf French variety, good for border plantings. Mixed colors.

Nasturtium: A colorful, edible flower. Tolerant of poor soils and heat or cold. Big seeds are ideal for kids' gardens. Flower heads 2-1/2" across.

Shasta Daisy: Hardy perennial with white petalled flowers with golden centers on single erect stems. Prefers full sun to partial shade in fertile soil. Plant height 2 to 3 feet. Blooms in June and July. 

Sunflower,Giant (Sun 891): Large single blooms (8-12") are produced on 7' plants. Large edible seeds.

Sweet Alyssum: Hardy annual with dense clusters of tiny snow-white flowers. Bloom continuously throughout the growing season if spent blooms are trimmed back. Compact plant of 8 to 12 inch height, heat and drought resistant. Grows in full sun to partial shade in almost any soil.

Zinnia: Early maturing, mildew tolerant, 24" plants produce 4"-5" multicolored flowers good for cutting.

2012 PLANT LISTING

Broccoli
Goliath: 76 days. Huge 10-12" heads. Short bunch plants 15" height. Heads are medium green, fine beaded, crowned. Do Not Crowd. (hybrid) 

Packman:  60 days.  Large, semi-domed, tight head, side shoots.

Premium Crop: 58 days. The standard variety for bedding plant growers or main crops in stable climates. Large flat, 10" heads average 1 lb. without side shoots. Should be spaced correctly and not subjected to undue stress. (hybrid)

Suiho:  44 days.  Also called Chinese broccoli, the leaves, stems and flowers are eaten.  I is tender and sweet.  Use in stir fry or steamed dishes.  (hybrid)

Brussels Sprouts
Diablo: 110 days. Tall plants produce heavy crops of smooth, medium-sized sprouts. Sprouts are solid and hold well in the field. (hybrid)

Cabbage
Charmant: 65 days. Darker green, larger version of Stonehead. Upright plant habit and dense head forms slowly for extended cutting period. High quality. Yellows tolerant, fresh cabbage. (hybrid)

Savoy Ace: 73 days. Large, uniform plant - finely savoyed- 6" to 8" head shape.  Semi globe head 3 - 4 lb weight.

Stonehead: 67 days. A very popular mid-season variety. Round, very solid heads average 4 lbs. can stand a long time without bursting. Tolerant to yellows. (hybrid)

Ruby Ball (red): 65 days. Early variety with firm, round, dark purple-red heads weighing approximately 4 lbs. All-America selection. (hybrid)

Cauliflower
Snow Crown: 48 days. Well rounded solid white heads average about 2 lbs. apiece and measure up to 7 1/2" across with good depth. Plants are vigorous and very uniform in size. (hybrid)

Collards
Georgia: 70 days. The old standard. Erect, spreading 36" plants, large, cabbage-like blue-green, slightly crumpled leaves; heat and poor soil tolerant, slow to bolt.

Top Bunch: 50 days. Earliest to harvest. Tall productive plant produces medium green slightly blistered leaves. A Georgia-type hybrid with savoyed leaves. (hybrid)

Eggplant
Clara(F1): 65 days. Unique, large white Italian type. High yielding plants with early maturation. Fruits are 6-7" long by 4-5" wide. (hybrid) 

Nadia: 67 days. Uniform dark purple fruits with green calyx are glossy and blemish free. Tall, sturdy plants can set under cool conditions.

Orient Express (F1):  58 days.  Attractive, sledner 8 to 10" glossy black fruits in the long Oriental style.  Ready up to 2 weeks before other early varieties.  Tender, delicately flavored and quick cooking. (hybrid)

Herbs
Basil, Chives, Fern Leaf Dill,  French Sorrell, Garlic Chives, Italian Flat Leaf Parsley, Oregano, Curly Leaf Parsley, Italian Flat Leaf Parsley, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme

Kale
Vates Blue Curled: 56 days. Standard blue/green curled. 14 inch plant.

Lettuce
Buttercrunch:  60 days.  Boston type or loosehead.  Larger and more heat tolerant than Bibb, slower to bolt, stands at least 2 weeks longer without bolting.  Leaves are thick, crisp and tender and remain sweet even after bolting.  All-America winner.

Canasta: (Crisphead) 58 days. Crisp, full-flavored and exceptionally bolt resistant. Large, ruffled, yellow-green leaves, lightly tinged with red.

Costal Star:  57 days.  Large green romain lettuce with excellent heat tolerance.  Replacing Jericho.

Red Cross:  48 days.  A large dark, red leafed, butterhead lettuce that is more heat tolerant than Four Seasons.  Great for spring and fall crops.

Onion
Candy:  (yellow) 90 days.  A variety that can be successfully grown in any area.  It has a unique, sweet and mild flavor, early maturity, and produces jumbo to colossol bulb size.  (hybrid)

Candy Apple:  (red) 100 days.  Sweet at harvest becomes more pungent during storage. Stores 4-6 months. Globe shaped. (hybrid)

Superstar: (white) 100 days. The first hybrid onion to win the All-America Award. It is earlier, milder, sweeter, larger, and more widely adapted than other white onions. This is the easiest variety to grow for large onions.
 

Intermediate Day Sampler:  90 - 100 days.  Assorted budle of Candy yellow, Candy Apple red and Superstar.

Peppers
Hot Peppers

Anaheim: 68 days: These are the mildly hot, meaty chiles that you buy in those little cans at the grocery labeled, "Chiles". These however, taste much better than canned ones. These plants are about 30" tall and yields an abundance of 7-8" long chiles with a shiny green color or ripening to a mellow red color. This is an easy pepper to grow. (open pollinated)

Ancho San Martin: 75 days.  Large size, early maturity and great production.  Thick-fleshed peppers mature to 5-1/2" long and 3-1/2" wide.  (open-pollinated)

Caribbean Red: 110 days. Hotter than the regular orange Habanero. Bright red wrinkled fruits 1 to 1-1/2" deep and 1" wide. Handle this pepper with care!!!

Cayenne: 75 days. Thin tapered fiery hot standard, 5 3/4 inch curved fruit ripen from dark green to crimson red. (open pollinated)

Habanero: 90 days. Extremely hot small fruit start out light green and ripen orange. (open pollinated)

Hot Hungarian Yellow Wax: 60 days. A yellow, medium hot variety. Fruit average 6-7" long and slightly tapered. (open pollinated)

Jalapeno: 70 days. The classic medium hot pepper. These small fruit can be used in almost any kind of cooking and will keep well in a multitude of ways. The virtues of this pepper cannot be highly enough touted. (open pollinated)

Jalapeno Goliath:  68 days.  30% hotter than the Jalapeno.  Thick walled fruits about 1-1/2" across and 4" long.  Good disease resistance.

Serrano Del Sol: 75 days. Strong plants that load up early with dozens of fruit that are twice the size of a regular Serrano Chile .

Bell Peppers
Ace: 50 days. Amazing extra-early yields of small to medium-sized green bell peppers. Ripens red. (hybrid)

Bell Boy: 70 days. Fruit is medium long, thick-walled, mostly 4-lobed, green ripening to red. All-America winner. TMV resistant. (hybrid)

Big Bertha: 72 days. Huge thick-walled fruits, 6-7 inches long, 4 inches across. Dark green (ripening to red) and tender. Vigorous plants bear heavily. (hybrid)

Gypsy: 50 days. Very early and prolific pepper. Fruits are wedge shaped, 2-3 lobes, 3-4 inches long, greenish yellow turning to orange red. Compact plants.

Early Sunsation: 70 days. Big blocky bell peppers, 4-1/2" long and nearly as wide, smooth and consistently well-shaped. Plants are tolerant to most pepper virus diseases and 3 races of bacterial spot. Extra sweet when fully yellow. (hybrid)

Flamingo:  66 days.  An improved Gypsy pepper.  Produces very large crops of thick wall fruits that are 3 1/2 x 3 1/2".  Color starts as yellow green and turns brilliant orange red when ripe.  All the flavor of a Gypsy in a larger size.  (hybrid)

Orange Sun: 80 days. Beautiful deep orange bell pepper is from 4 to 5 inches long and not quite as wide. Thick walls and very sweet flavor. (hybrid)

Red Knight: 55 days green. 75 days red. Big, blocky, thick walled and turns red early. Fruity and sweet. King Arthur type with better disease resistance in more compact, open plant. (hybrid) 
 
Other Sweet Peppers

Bounty:  65 days:  A larger more vigorous banana type pepper.  Fruits are 8 - 10" long, sweet and delicious.  (hybrid)

Lipstick: 53 days. Shiny cone-shaped fruit ripen early to red. Thick and juicy fruit are extremely sweet when ripe. Delicious for eating out of hand. (open pollinated)

Sweet Banana: 72 days. Long, tapered fruits with thin walls are light green and ripen red. (open pollinated)

Sweet Pickles:  75 days.  Short plants that produce and abundance of 2-3" cone shaped sweet peppers.  All colors, yellow, orange, red and purple are on the plant at the same time.  Make excellent pickled peppers.  (open pollinated)

Super Shepherd:  68 days.  Italian swery pepper.  Dark red 7-1/2" length.  Early fruit has thick juicy flesh, great taste.  (open pollinated)

Sweet Potatoes

Beauregard:  90 days.  Large and elongated red-skinned tubers with bright orange flesh.  Succulent and tender.  Rich flavor and creamy texture easy to grow.

Tomatoes
Better Boy: 75 days. (VFN) An indeterminate type. Rugged vines produce large crops of bright red, 12-16 oz. smooth, flavorful fruit. Has better disease resistance than Big Boy. Firm and perfect for slicing. (hybrid)

Big Beef: 73 days (FGGNTSt). Indeterminate. Extra large, juicy red fruits, approximately 10 - 12 oz. Very heavy yield. (hybrid)

Big Boy: 78 days. Indeterminate. A classic tomato. Large fruits, up to 2 lbs. with scarlet, smooth skin, thick walls, and fine flavor. Not disease resistant. (hybrid)

Celebrity: 77 days. (VFNT) Determinate. A good quality, very productive variety that performs well under a wide variety of conditions. Fruit average 3 1/2" in diameter and are fairly round. Resistant to Verticillium, two strains of Fusarium, Nematodes and Tobacco Mosaic virus. An excellent home garden variety. AAS (hybrid)

Early Girl: 55 days. (VFF) Early red slicing tomato yields heavy crops of 4-6 oz. fruit. (hybrid)

Goliath: 65 days. (VFFNTASt) Smooth, birth red, deep oblate fruits averaging 10 to 15 ounces. A sweet flavor that lives up to its virtually blemish free exterior. (hybrid)

Jet Star: 72 days. (VF) Indeterminate. Large, firm fruit. Heavy yield, delicious flavor. (hybrid)

Lemon Boy:  72 days.  (VFN) The first lemon yellow, not golden tomato.  Extremely vigorous plants produce large harvests of attractive fruit that weighs 8 ounces or more.  Flavor is outstandinig, mild and sweet, yet tangy, and definiely not bland.  (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Super Marzano: 70 days (VFNT) Roma. Indeterminate. Large pear shaped fruit are an average of 5 inches long. Fruit is high in pectin, giving sauce and paste natural thickness Tall plants give large yields and are resistant to bacterial speck. (hybrid) NEW!!

Supersteak: 80 days. (VFN) Indeterminate. Large beefsteak type with smooth fruits. High yielding and vigorous plants. (hybrid)

Whopper: 70 days. (VFFNT) An improved version of Park's Whopper. Large fruits are born early and over a long season. Good disease and crack resistance. Good flavor and texture. (hybrid)

HEIRLOOM TOMATO
Arkansas Traveler 76:  76 days.  Smooth, crack free.  Rose pink 6-8 oz., flattened globe tomatoes are mild and juicy.  Healthy plants produce blemish-free fruit through the end of the season.  (indeterminate)

 
Brandywine: 78 days. Old variety (an Amish heirloom) famous for its great flavor. Large fruit with deep pink skin and red flesh. Indeterminate. (open-pollinated)

Cherokee Purple: 72 days. This variety of tomato is believed to be over 100 years old and originally from the Cherokee people. Juicy tomatoes with a very full flavor and plenty of tang. Medium-large, flattened globe fruits with a distinctly different color, dusky pink with darker pink/purple shoulders. The multicolor interior is purplish-pinkish-brown in color, with green gel when less ripe. Relatively short, indeterminate vines. (open pollinated)

German Striped: 78 days. Bi-colored fruit of red and yellow. The flat, medium to large, variably ribbed shoulder tomatoes are about equally shaded yellow and red. Medium tall vines. (indeterminate) (open pollinated)

Rose: 78 days. Rivals Brandywine for taste. Smoother than Brandywines, large and meaty. Normal leafs. Indeterminate. (open pollinated)

Rutgers VFA: 75 days. Has some disease resistance. Produces large rops of crack-free 6 to 8 ounce tomatoes with old fashioned taste. (determinate) 

CHERRY TOMATO

Black Cherry:  64 days.  Sweet and robust, round fruits, almost black in color.  Dynamic flavor, high yielding, indeterminate.  (open-pollinated)

Five Star Grape (F1):  60 days (V, F2)  Excellent, sweet flavor and firm meaty texture with few seeds and little juice.  (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Red Pearl:  58 days.  Small bright red grape tomato.  Produces a large crop with excellent flavor.  Fruits are very resistant to splitting and hold longer on the plant than other small tomatoes.  (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Sun Gold Cherry: 57 days. Tangerine-orange, sweet intense fruity flavor. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Sweet Chelsea: 67 days. (VFFNTA) Indeterminate. Cherry tomato with large (1 3/4") super sweet fruit. Vigorous 3' plants should be staked. (indeterminate) (hybrid)

Wild Cherry:  60 days.  Grows wild in Mexico.  Tiny red fruits in clusters with incredible taste that explodes in your mouth.  Produces a large second crop in the fall.  (open pollinated)

SPECIALTY PLANTS

Ground Cherry - Aunt Molly:  70 days.  Small tomato type fruit covered with a papery husk.  Pick when the fruits fall to the ground.  The flavor is intensely sweet with pineapple tones.  Great in pies and sauces.  Wonderful fresh.

Tomatillo - San Juanito:  80 days.  Extra large green fruits covered with a leafy husk. Great for salsa and other Mexican recipes.  (determinate)

Epazote:  55 days.  Pungent herb with refreshing camphor and minty overtones used often in Mexican cooking for flavor and to control gasiness in bean dishes.  Plant every 2-3 weeks from spring and through early summer to ensure a steady harvest.

 

 
 

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