Brassicas Planted and germinating.
Broccoli - six varieties
Brussels Sprouts - 3 varieties
Cabbage - early, late, red, Chinese, savoy
Cauliflower - white, green, purple
Kale - 7 varieties
Lettuces & Greens Planted and germinating - stay tuned for the list! There will be frequent updates, as time allows.
Lettuces - Blush Butter Oaks, Butterhead (Pirat), Crisp Mint Romaine, Hyper Red Rumple, Lettuce Mix, Pablo Batavian, Pandero romaine, Red Carpet, Red Iceberg, Red Sails, Salad Bowl, Tango romaine
Greens- Arugula, Mesclun mix, Celeriac, Chard - ruby, Chard - bright lights, Cress - wrinkled
Leeks Updated March 29, 2017.
BLEU DE SOLAIZE 110 days French heirloom. dark green leaves sometimes develop a tinge of blue during cold spells. Hardy fat medium-long shanks with mild flavor good in soups. Can overwinter.
KING SIEGFRIED 84 days 6” upright shanks with 3” thickness. Blue green color.
LANCELOT 110 days French heirloom. dark green leaves sometimes develop a tinge of blue during cold spells. Hardy fat medium-long shanks with mild flavor good in soups. Can overwinter.
LINCOLN 75 days Elegant, long thick delicately-flavored stalks. Ready in late August. Harvest before really cold nights.
KING RICHARD 75 days 6” upright shanks are ready in late August and can withstand light frosts. They should be harvested before late October.
SiEGFRIED FROST 120 days Open-pollinated. Often withstands the rigors of winter to offer a delectable spring treat. Stalks can grow as much as 4" across. Most will survive winters with good snow cover.
Onions Updated March 29, 2017.
AILSA CRAIG 110 days Open-pollinated. Enormous slightly oval pale straw-colored globes are sweet, mildly pungent and will store a short while. Introduced in 1887, named after Ailsa Crag, a small steep-sided island off the west coast of Scotland.
BORRETTA CIPOLLINI 105 days Sweet, dependable, easy to handle and delectable. Italian heirloom. Shaped like a button, up to 4” wide (normally 3”) but less than 1” thick. Braids beautifully and keeps till late winter.
CABERNET RED 90 days Fancy red onions ready for fresh use in late July. 3½” wide, 8 oz single-centered globes.
CLEAR DAWN 104 days Open-pollinated. Thick necks, dark bronze skins and great storage capability. 8–10 oz average and very hard.
DAKOTA TEARS (112 days) Open-pollinated. Very hard I lb yellow-skinned onion with robust flavor. Very long storage ability
NEW YORK EARLY 98 days. Early yellow globe. Good for storage. Very firm, mild may be eaten raw in salads.
PRINCE 105 days Outstanding storage onion. Satiny brownish-yellow skins.
RED BULL 118 days F-1 hyb. Good storage onion: ultra-hard large red globes will keep until May. 3-4” roots with strong tops.
RED MARBLE 95 days F-1 hyb Hard red variety grow as baby red pearl onions or full-sized onions 2–3” across. A few will grow as big as 4” in fertile conditions. Dark red penetrates deep into the rings. Excellent keepers, until February or March.
RED WETHERSFIELD 110 days Open-pollinated. Large deep medium-firm purple-red flattened globes, pink-tinged white flesh with red concentric circles. Long-day variety keeps till late winter. Fine-grained, pleasant flavored and very productive.
ROSSA DI MILANO 110 days Open-pollinated. Excellent red Italian storage onion is shaped like a buttercup squash without the button. It has the flat square-shouldered top tapering like a barrel to a narrower flat bottom. Very hard and keeps a long time. Long-to-intermediate-day type.
TALON 110 days F-1 hyb Bronze-brown–skinned storage onions that averaged almost 2 lb. Very uniform tall blocky globes.
WALLA WALLA 125 days Large, juicy and sweet with mild flavor. Fresh eating, not for storing.
Eggplant Updated March 29, 2017.
APPLEGREEN 70 days open-pollinated. Flavorful, non-bitter and tender. Light apple green, 4” wide x 6” long.
BLACK BEAUTY 74 days Dark purple, high-quality, fine flavor. Up to 15 fruits per plant.
DIAMOND 78 days Open-pollinated. From the Ukraine in 1993. 2’ plants set 2-1/2x7” clustered, slender fruits with firm flesh and pleasing texture. 12 oz. fruits with good early production. Total yield of about 4 lbs. per plant
GALINE 65 days Classic Italian bell shape, 6” x 3”. Early, firm fruit on strong plants. Uniform and high yielding
JAPANESE WHITE 65 days Full, rich flavor; 2”-3” round white fruit; perfect for stir-frying. Heavy yields all season.
LUCKY GREEN 75 days F-1 hyb. Skinny elongated slightly curved light green fruits; pleasing chewy skin with an engaging sweetness. MACHIAW 65 days Long pink averaging 9” long. Tender fruit. Continuous yield.
PINGTUNG 58 days F-1 hyb. Chinese 11” long light purple.
PURE WHITE 75 days F-1 hybrid. White elongated egg-shaped Asian-type. Creamy mild non-bitter with moderately chewy skin.
ROSA BIANCA 88 days Heirloom white with lavender streaking. Smooth and plump. Fruits average 2 lbs.
ROSITA 70-80 days Heirloom from Puerto Rico. Excellent yields of lavender pink teardrop-shaped fruits with white shoulders. Mild and sweet. The fruit skin is tender without a trace of bitterness. Good all-purpose eggplant.
SURAJ 60 days Petite, light purple shaped Indian-type. Good for stuffing.
SWALLOW 51 days Glossy purple elongated 1-3/4"x7" oriental type without the bitterness.
Peppers Updated March 28, 2017.
*is a new variety in our greenhouse for 2017
ACE (NEW ACE) 60 days sweet bell. Thin walled, red early. Sure producer.
ACONCAGUA 70 days Good yields of 8 ½” long by 2” wide very sweet peppers. A Cuban type sweet pepper used in salads, stir fry, roasted, or stuffed.
ANAHEIM HOT 75 days moderately hot; green to red; 7” long fruit x 2” wide; canning, freezing, drying. For chile rellenos.
ANTOHI ROMANIAN 53 days pale yellow 78 d ripe red. 4” long tapered, heirloom, sweet flavor
ARROZ CON POLLO 80 days. Originated in eastern Cuba. Caribbean “seasoning pepper!” Looks like a habanero but remove the seeds and there is no heat, just delicious flavor. Best harvested orange to red.
BEAVER DAM 80 days Hungarian heirloom named for Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, in 1929. Crunchy and mildly hot, tapered excellent flavor; good for stuffing. Matures to deep red.
BLACK HUNGARIAN Pepper 80 d 4” long shiny black ripening to red. Good flavor. Medium hot.
BOLDOG HUNGARIAN SPICE 71 days sweet paprika; bright red
*BRAZILIAN STARFISH Unique, star-shaped fruits; variable heat, sometimes exceeding that of jalapenos, juicy and often quite sweet; 2” width, ripen to brilliant red. Plants are vigorous and have almost weeping, vine-like habit. Slow to yield but, by the end of the season, amazingly prolific.
BULGARIAN CARROT CHILE 68 days aka Shipkas; bright orange; 3” heirloom, thin-walled and hot
BULL NOSE 58 d Large Sweet Spanish heirloom. Early maturing. Unusual combination of sweet and heat. Prolific.
CARMEN 60 days green 80 days red bull’s horn, sweet 2006 All-American winner; tapered 6” long.
CAROLINA WONDER 75 days Bell pepper, nematode resistant. Premium fruit ripening to red.
CAYENNE (See Long Narrow, Joe’s, Hot Paper Lantern)
CHERVENA CHUSHKA 85 days Bulgarian heirloom traditionally used for roasting, but also a great sweet pepper. Bright-red and very sweet, almost candy-like. Tapered fruits are 2” at the shoulder by 6” long, ripen from green to brown to red.
CHILE CABALLO From the highlands of Central Guatemala. Grow in containers and protect in a rather shaded spot. Flesh is thick, sweet and very flavorful, but becoming quite hot reaching the seed cavity. The seeds are black.
CHIMAYO Thin-walled drying type from northern New Mexico. Uniquely complex flavor. Well known throughout the Southwest in the late 1800s. Heat is typically mild. Ripens green to red, and dries a distinct deep red color. Rare and very special.
CHOCOLATE SWEET 80 days Every plant has at least a dozen fruits, some 20 or 30. 4–6” tapered fruits turn from green to glossy brown. Thick-walled (burgundy-red inside, chocolate outside).
*CORBACI Rare heirloom from Turkey; wonderful sweet pepper. Long 10-inch fruit are curved and twisted, very slender, like a Turkish scimitar. Perfect for pickling or frying. Most productive.
CORNITO GIALLO Very early, sweet, and attractive. 1-1 1/2” wide at the shoulders and 5” long. Perfect for grilling and roasting. AAS winner.
CUBANELLE 65 days semisweet frying, waxy yellow-green turning red. Not pungent.
CZECH BLACK HOT 65 days black when immature, ripening to lustrous garnet with red juice. Mildly hot. Early and prolific.
*DATIL 100 days Blazing hot, blunt little 3.5-inch fruits ripen to a brilliant orange yellow. Heat is vicious, being comparable to habanero types, but the flavor is more complex, sweeter and more fruity. Originating in St. Augustine, Florida.
*DOUX D’ESPAGNA (Spanish Mammoth) Introduced before 1860. Long, cone-shaped peppers that are perfect for frying and salads. Sweet and flavorful; good-producing; reported to be disease resistant.
FEHEROZON 90 days. Sweet paprika, light yellow fruit turning red. Flavorful. Good productivity.
*FIGITELLI SICILIA Crisp, thick-walled; sweet and juicy. Almost a pepperoncini type, often pickled and occasionally having a hint of heat. Originated on the sunny Mediterranean island of Sicily.
FISH HOT 80 d African-American heirloom with green and white foliage, striped fruit. White with green stripes turn to orange with brown stripes. Serrano-type.
FLAVORBURST SWEET 75 days F-1 hyb. Citrus flavor, 4-6” blocky bells, thick-walled, crisp and juicy.
GILBOA SWEET 66 days F-1 hyb. Blocky orange bell loaded with thick-walled crunchy squat bells, prolific with engaging fruity flavor.
*GEORGESCU CHOCOLATE A fine pepper of Romanian origin. Green fruits mature dark salmon-pink to a rich chocolate-brown in a fairly short season. Compact plants; elongated bell-type fruit to 5 inches long Very pretty!
GEORGIA FLAME 90 d Heirloom from Republic of Georgia. Up to 8”, excellent salsa pepper. Hot.
GOLDEN GREEK 60 days green 80 days ripe Heirloom Pepperoncini pickling pepper. Unique, wrinkled fruits best pickled as the raw fruits are rather bland. Does not have any heat.
GOLDEN STAR SWEET 72 days F-1 hyb. Large 4” 4-lobed glossy thick-walled blocky yellow peppers; from Israel. Nice, sweet and crispy.
HABANERO 90 days most fiery pepper 250,000-300,000 Scoville units. Distinct flavor. Matures to bright orange. Grow in warm conditions.
HABANERO Carribean Red 90 d most fiery pepper 285,000 Scoville units. Distinct flavor. Matures to bright red. Grow in warm conditions.
HABANERO MUSTARD 90 days Uniquely colored light green with purple to orange with intense heat and flavor. Discovered in Pennsylvania.
HABANERO PEACH 90 days. Typical bullet-shaped slightly wrinkled habanero type fruits. Ripens to a clear bright salmon color. Beautiful and richly flavored. Hot, hot, HOT!!
HIDALGO SERRANO 90 days Bright, fruity hot flavor which lingers. Slightly hotter than a Jalapeno. Light green fruits which ripen to bright scarlet. Perfect for fresh salsa and pickling or homemade hot sauces.
HINKELHATZ 80 days Pennsylvania Dutch heirloom used for pickling and pepper vinegar Small fruits. Hot.
HO CHI MINH HOT 68 days yellow cayenne pepper from Southeast Asia; prolific; good flavor
HOT PORTUGAL 64 days 5”-8” elongated fruit with wrinkled hip. Scarlet fruit hotter than Jalapeno
HUNGARIAN HOT WAX 68 days (pale green > yellow > crimson red) Banana-shaped, medium-hot, spicy peppers, 6 to 7” long. Reliable and productive. Use fresh, canned, or with pickles. 700-3000 Scoville units. 60 days.
JALAPENO, EARLY 75 days hot sausage-shaped from dark green to dark red. 4000-6500 Scoville units. Also, see Chilipeno
JALUV AN ATTITUDE HOT 75 days Jalapeno type with thick skin and good, hot flavor.
JIMMY NARDELLO’S 76 days thin-walled 8” frying pepper, often preferred to Banana Supreme. Also good for drying. Italian heirloom.
JOE’S LONG CAYENNE 60 green 85 red ripe. 8-10” long, thin-fleshed fruits taper to a skinny point. Heirloom from Calabria, Italy.
KING OF THE NORTH 70 days sweet bell pepper. Green to red.
KLARI BABY CHEESE 65 days aka Golden Delicious Apple Pepper. From Hungary squat, thick-walled white to yellow to red. Heirloom.
LADY BELL SWEET 68 d F-1 hyb. Early elongated bell ripen from rich green to attractive bright red. Good producer of 3x5” bells, juicy and sweet with a hint of spiciness.
LIPSTICK 53 days green 73 days red shiny, smooth sweet and thick. Roasting and salsa. Dependable.
LONG RED CAYENNE 75 days often curled and twisted 5”-6” long dark green to red. Heirloom. 3500-5000 Scoville units.
*MEGA MARCONI 90 days Heavy early fruit set of 2½” tender-skinned Italian-style Lamuyo peppers. Sweet with good texture and pepper flavor when green, and were especially tasty when ripe.
*MEHMET’S SWEET TURKISH65-70 days From Turkey. Sweet peppers are long, green, yellow turning to red. Tapered fruits; crunchy, 7-8 inches long. Grilling or fresh eating.
MINIATURE RED BELL Tiny heirloom pepper with flavor. Fruits ripen to bright red and grow to 2 inches.
MINIATURE YELLOW BELL Tiny heirloom with excellent flavor. Fruits ripen to bright yellow and grow to 2 inches.
NAPOLEON 70-90 d Listed in 1923 by L. L. Olds Seed Company as: “Possibly the most productive of all the large peppers, bears consistently until frost. Mild as an apple. Fruit about 8” long and 4” in circumference, standing upright until they get so heavy they sometimes droop.” Good flavor when green, sweeter when red.
ODESSA MARKET SWEET 87 days Heirloom pepper from Odessa on the Black Sea, Ukraine. 7–12 tapered fruits per plant, crisp, juicy, thick-walled and tasty. Lime color to orange to a deep dark red. Sweet and full-textured: raw, sauteed or roasted.
OZARK GiANT Huge, long bell peppers with delicious, thick flesh. Start green and turn bright red.
PADRON 60 days About 1 out of 20 fruits will be hot, and the rest mild. All the fruits become hot if allowed to grow 2-3” long.
PASILLO BAJIO also known as Chile Negro 75-80 days 8” to 10” long, thin wallted, dark green ripening to dark brown. Smoky flavor; good for drying; less than 250 Scoville units.
POBLANO 75 days From Mexico. Heart-shaped fruits, gentle heat, around 2000 scovilles. For chili rellenos. Dried, may be ground into red chili powder. Plants reach 2 feet or so.
POLOSTRA-ROKITA 70 d Large thick-walled; medium heat. Ripens to deep red color. Medium heat, at 30,000 to 50,000 scovilles. About the size of Anaheim. Very productive imported European seed.
PURPLE BEAUTY 74 days Sweet, blocky bells. Green to purple to deep red. Purple will turn green when cooked. Good yield.
QUADRATO ASTI GIALLO 70-80 days from transplant.Large, blocky bell from Italy. Green ripens to golden yellow. Thick, crisp with sweet spicy flavor.
*RED BELGIAN Early and high yields. Pale yellow, then slowly turn red. Wedge shaped and 3 1/2’’ long. Very sweet and rich in taste. Heirloom from Belgium.
RED ROCKET 65 green 85 red. Early ristra pepper. Tapered, thin-walled, 5-6” long fruits. Dries quickly to a bright crimson red. Dried fruits have tender flesh which is nice and soft when cooked. Early, high yielding and widely adapted.
REVOLUTION SWEET 72 days F-1 hyb. Sweet, blocky red when ripe.
SANTA FE GRANDE 75-80 d Mild hot conical blunt-tipped fruits, 1” wide by 3” long, medium-thick walls. Ripens from yellow to orange to red. Heavy yields. Good for pickling, canning and salsa. Introduced in 1965 by Peto Seeds.
SERRANO TAMPIQUENO 75 days. (glossy green > orange > red- orange) Attractive 30” plants with pendant, thin-walled fruit (2” x 1/2”). This flavorful pepper is ideal for chili sauce, salsa, hot pepper vinegar, and for pickling. Very hot whether green or red. Dries easily.
STADDONS SELECT 74 d large, glossy bell. Dark green to red.BANANA SUPREME 68 d tapered green to sweet yellow to red 7” long
SWEET PIMIENTO 80 days Open-pollinated. Early and productive with an enjoyable rich fruity taste.
SYRIAN GOAT HORN 85 days Native of Syria. Bright red fruits average 7-8 inches long, tapering Moderately thick-walled. Hotter than Cayenne orJalapeno type. Compact plants reach about 16 inches in height.
TABASCO 80 d fiery hot light green to red. Thin, tapered fruit.
TANGERINE PIMIENTO 85 Prolific beautiful orange-sherbet pimientos, round to slightly flattened, 3–4 lobed, thick-walled sweet and juicy. Great for eating fresh or roasting.
THAI HOT 90 days Thin-fleshed, hot for Oriental cooking.
TIBURON 65 green, 85 red ripe Sweet, thick flesh. Ancho type.
TOLLI’S SWEET ITALIAN Heirloom scarlet fruits grow to 5 inches long
TOPEPO ROSSO Italian heirloom. Tasty, blood red, round pimento-type. Very sweet, thick and crisp. Huge yields; great fresh or cooked.
*TRINIDAD SCORPIAN 90 days Second hottest chili on the planet. Wrinkled, lantern-shaped fruits ripen to a searing red-orange. Named as the world’s hottest pepper by the New Mexico Chile Institute, Averaged at 1.2 million Scovilles.
*TROMPE DE ELEFANTE(Elephant Trunk) Spicy cherry red heirloom from Central America. Curving pods are 10 to 12 inches long and taper to a point or a three-lobed “nose” like an elephant’s trunk. Plants should be well staked. Well adapted to pot culture. Excellent for pickling, catsups, and bottled sauces.
WISCONSIN LAKES75-85 days from transplant. Developed in the 1960s. Great choice for an early maturing bell pepper. Reliable yields of thick-walled, 4-6 oz. sweet fruits ripen from green to red.
*XANTHI CITY RED80 days Thin-walled, frying/seasoning type from northeastern Greece. Slim peppers ripen from green to medium red, resembling Cayenne type, but more robust. Compact plants and very productive. Superb for drying into pepper flakes.
Tomatoes Updated May 10, 2017.
AMISH PASTE 85 d indeterminate Wisconsin heirloom; Sauce and canning tomato, heavy yield, good flavor, large, meaty, bright red, up to 8 oz. Larger and better than Roma.
AUNT RUBY’S GERMAN GREEN 80 d indeterminate. Heirloom large beefsteak, 12-16 oz, excellent unusual flavor, chartreuse when ripe.
AUSSIE 85 d indeterminate. Heirloom from Australia. Dependable 1 lb-2 lb, glossy-red, meaty, fluted, beefsteak tomatoes. Great disease resistance.
BE MY BABY 65 d indeterminate Productive cherry with a rich sweet flavor.
BELLSTAR 70 d determinate. Round paste, 4-6 oz., compact plants can be grown in containers, resistant to cracking.
BIG BEEF ( VFN hyb)72 d indeterminate. Bright red, 12 to 16 oz, smooth, flavorful, good slicer, good producer. Also, see BOBCAT.
BISON 67-75 d determinate Heirloom from North Dakota. Dwarf, compact container plant; needing no staking. Huge amounts of 2”-3”, red, round; exceptional, rich, complex and slightly acidic flavors. Great canning and salad.
BLACK BEAUTY 75 d indeterminate heirloom World’s Darkest Tomato. Meaty, very rich-fleshed, so dark that some tomatoes turn solid blue-black on the skin. Deep red flesh. Rich, smooth and savory with earthy tones.
BLACK CHERRY 65 d indeterminate Abundant black cherry fruit. Abundant, sweet fruit.
BLACK KRIM 75-90 d indeterminate. Heirloom, 10-12 oz, solid, rich flavor, dark brown-red color.
BLACK PRINCE 75 d indeterminate. 75 days) From Irkutsk, Siberia. Iridescent 5–7 oz. garnet-colored globe-shaped fruits are among the most uniformly handsome in the tomato kingdom. Outstanding flavor.
BLACK SEA MAN 75 d determinate. Russian heirloom with rich flavor. Brownish-pink fruit with olive-green shading medium fruit.
BLACK VERNISSAGE 75 d indeterminate 2-to 3-ounce saladette; fresh eating, salads, drying or making sauces. Deep mahogany, striped with green. Productive, rich flavor.
BLOODY BUTCHER 54 d indeterminate, vigorous, potato-leaf plants, 2” 4-oz, fruits that are deep-red. Rich heirloom tomato flavor. Produces until frost. Ripens quickly. A good canning tomato.
BLUE BEECH 90 d indeterminate. Large, elongated paste, Roma-type. 6-8 oz fruit, seed grown in Vermont.
BONNY BEST 75 d indeterminate. Heirloom, red 8 oz, smooth, good flavor.
BOX CAR WILLIE 80 d indeterminate Prolific yields of smooth, reddish-orange fruits averaging a large 10 to 16 oz. Ideal for canning, freezing, or for home-cooked meals. Crack-free and disease resistant.
BRANDYWINE YELLOW 80 d indeterminate. Amish heirloom with legendary flavor. Warm yellow fruit, 16 to 24 oz.
BULGARIAN TRIUMPH 78 d indeterminate Bulgarian heirloom, very productive, extra-sweet, juicy, red, 2-inch, 3-4 oz., oxheart-shaped, thick-walled fruits. Great for canning.
CARMELLO 75 d indeterminate Among the most productive tomatoes ever bred. Bears large crops of heavy, great tasting fruit, even in cooler weather. Good for slicing in salads, sautéed, or as an integral part of any dish. French.
CASADY’S FOLLY PASTE 85 d Open-pollinated. determinate Carrot-orange zig-zag striping; 5 oz. fruits, sausage-shaped. Solid and meaty, good for slicing and for making a dark-red sauce.
CELEBRITY Also, see HEATHER. VFFNTA hyb) 70 d determinate. Exceptionally flavorful, firm 7-8 oz fruit. Good producer.
CHEROKEE GREEN 76 d indeterminate One of the best green tomatoes. Medium-sized, 8-plus oz., some yellowish-orange color on the blossom end when ripe. Bold, acidic, complex tomato flavor.
CHEROKEE PURPLE 80 d indeterminate. Heirloom from Tennessee, rose/purple fruit, 10-12 oz sweet rich fruit.
CHERRY BOMB 64 d indeterminate Vigorous plants, high yields of uniform, vivid red fruits with ideal cherry size. Firm, sweet, and well-balanced. High resistance to late blight.
CHESTNUT CHOCOLATE 75 d indeterminate Great flavor, high yields, and marked disease resistance. The indigo colored cherry-sized fruits with sweet, rich flavor, dark-fruited. Great keeper.
CHILI VERDE 85 d indeterminate Pointed pepper shape and the mellow green skin, nearly like a green chili. Good, strong and earthy flavor, paste for canning or for making green ketchup. Produces right up till frost. Plants are really vigorous with thick stems and large leaves.
COSMONAUT VOLKOV 65 d indeterminate. Considered by Fedco to be “the best.” Will produce even in cold weather, red, sweet flavor, Russian heirloom.
COSTOLUTO GENOVESE 78 d indeterminate. Italian heirloom, deeply ribbed, flavorful, full flavored and delicious.
DEBARAO 72 d indeterminate. Russian plum, good for sauce or fresh eating. Deep red.
DEFIANT PHR FF 70 d High resistance to late blight and intermediate resistance to early blight combined with great flavor. 6-8 oz., globe-shaped, smooth and medium-firm with good texture. Deep red, high-yielding red to inherit the Ph-2 and Ph-3 major genes for late blight (Phytophthora) resistance.
DIXIE GOLDEN GIANT 85 d Huge, lemon-yellow beefsteak-type. Mild and sweet fruits often reach 2 lbs. Some disease-resistance. Old Amish type. Very productive.
DONA (VFFNT hyb) 65 d indeterminate. French variety, large harvests, flavorful, red, 6 oz.
EARLY ANNIE 60 d short determinate heirloom produces high yields of 4 oz., round, meaty fruits with few seeds. Particularly good for canning. Fruit sets all at once.
ESTERINA CHERRY 60 d F-1 hybrid. Indeterminate Large for a cherry, productive over a long period, disease resistant, crack-free and borne on large clusters. Sweet. Bright yellow.
EVA PURPLE BALL 74 d indeterminate Creamy texture with a balanced flavor. Round, dark pink, and blemish-free. 4-6 oz. fruits. Heirloom from the Black Forest of Germany.
GARDENER’S DELIGHT 68 d indeterminate. German, also known as Sugar Lump. Parent of Sweet 100. Rich sweet deep red 1”+ cherries. Large plants need staking and will bear till frost. Tendency to crack.
GERMAN (STRIPED) 78 d indeterminate. Beautiful, large red and yellow. Fruity flavor, smooth texture.
GERMAN JOHNSON 70 d indeterminate. Heirloom, pinkish, excellent flavor. Fruit is up to 1 lb.
GERMAN LUNCHBOX 70-80 days Heirloom; the size of a small egg, vibrant pink, sugar sweet, and begging to be eaten. Perfectly sized for salads or putting in the lunchbox.
GERMAN YELLOW (YODER'S) 80-90 d indeterminate Large yellow/pale orange beefsteak type Amish heirloom. Fairly crack resistant and can grow as large as 1 pound. Good flavor.
GEZAHNTE 80 d lovely paste-type, originating in Naples, Italy. Lavishly pleated up to 6 ounces. Semi-hollow, firm and mild-tasting; great for stuffing. Very productive.
GLACIER 56 d determinate. Rich-flavored early red tomato.
GOLD MEDAL 75-90 d indeterminate 1-lb fruit are among the smoothest, bi-colored yellow fruit; blushing with rosy red that radiates from the blossom end. Firm flesh is of superior quality, being sweet and mild. Very little acid; great for fresh eating.
GOLDIE 90 d indeterminate. Heirloom believed to be yellow version of Giant Belgium. Huge tomatoes, wonderful flavor. Vigorous vine.
GRANDMA MARY’S PASTE 68 d indeterminate. Heirloom paste. Good production in cool weather.
GREEN DOCTORS FROSTED 79 d indeterminate Oval cherry. Blush gold when ripe. 5’ rambling plants; prolific producers.
GREEN KIWI 80-85 d indeterminate Lime-kiwi colored fruits with a great, sharp acid-sweet flavor. Complex flavor, with citrus and kiwi overtones. 6-14 ounces.
GREEN ZEBRA 80 d indeterminate. 4-5 oz green and yellow with sweet flavor. No cracking.
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HEATHER 73 d compact indeterminate Replacement for Celebrity. Round red and medium-sized, 6–8 oz.
HEINZ 2653 68 d determinate. Early red plum for sauce.
HILLBILLY POTATO LEAF 85 d From West Virginia in the 1800s. Beefsteak, weighing 1-2 pounds. Round, heavily ribbed; skin and flesh is orange- yellow with red streaks. Sweet and fruity; low in acid.
HONEYDROP CHERRY 62 d indeterminate Open-pollinated. Compared to Sun Gold, with less cracking in wet weather. Sweet juicy fruity honey-colored, taste almost like light grapes.
IDA GOLD 59 d determinate. 2-bite gold, low acid. Good producer.
JAPANESE BLACK TRIFELE 70-80 d indeterminate One of the best black tomatoes. Rich full flavor, great for canning. The size of a Bartlett pear, weighing 4-5 oz., bred in Russia.
JASPER CHERRY hyb 60 d F-1 indeterminate Deep red globes on small clusters. Vigorous vines defy Late Blight. Almost never crack. Very early, very prolific.
JAUNE DE FLAMME 75 days indeterminate Flame-colored French heirloom is a significant improvement on old Ida Gold. Productive, flavorful and disease resistant. 2 oz round fruits.
JET STAR 72 d compact indeterminate Prolific quantities of cosmetically perfect 7–8 oz globes with outstanding flavor. Resistant to F1 and V.
JUBILEE 80 d indeterminate. 8 oz, heirloom, orange, excellent flavor, fine texture.
JULIET (F1 hyb) 60 d indeterminate. Sweet plum cluster, 12-18 fruits per cluster, deep red.
LUCIA 54 d indeterminate Super crunchy red grapes. Tastes like a red Sun Gold. Good crack resistance.
LUCID GEM 80-85 d indeterminate Five-ounce, beefsteak-type fruits, ripen yellow, then more toward orange when very ripe. Sweet, juicy flesh marbled yellow to red, and the flavor is fruity and superb. Great keepers.
LUCKY TIGER 70 d indeterminate Elongated green striped cherry tomato with a striking red blush. Overall effect when ripe is of a red tomato with prominent green striping. Excellent sweet, tart flavor.
MARIANA 70 d Small to medium-sized plants; high yielding. 4-6 oz. extremely uniform in shape, firm with thick walls, very good flavor. Good disease resistance.
MARIANNA’S PEACE 85 d indeterminate Czechoslovakian dark pink heirloom 1-2 lb., beefsteak; dense, creamy, flesh, flavorful.
MARK TWAIN 85 d indeterminate Deep red interior color and full-bodied flavor. Good-sized and crack free, ribbed 8–24 oz. oblate fruits in September. One of the best-tasting heirloom beefsteak tomatoes.
MARMANDE(VF) 67 d semi-determinate Good flavor, abundant producer, 5-8 oz scarlet fruit, dev.1925.
MATT’S WILD CHERRY 60 d indeterminate. Very small red and extremely sweet. Grows wild in Mexico. Abundant.
MOSVICH 60 d indeterminate. Heirloom; 4-6 oz. red. Rich taste, cold-tolerant.
MOUNTAIN MAGIC 66 d indeterminate Late blight resistant. High yields of 2 oz., bright red, round salad tomatoes with very sweet flavor. Uniform, crack-resistant.
MOUNTAIN MERIT 75 d determinate Late-blight resistance. Medium-large, 8-10 oz., red slicer with an excellent disease package to keep it healthy in the field. One of the best disease resistance around for a variety of conditions.
MR FUMAROLE PASTE 65 d indeterminate Large elongated 3–6” pinkish plum, very flavorful, sweet meaty good.
NEBRASKA WEDDING 90 d indeterminate Nebraskan brides were given seeds of this tomato as a wedding gift. Brought from by pioneers in the late 1800s via covered wagons. And it thrived in cold, windy Nebraska." Apricot-orange, 3-4", can weigh up to a pound.
NEPAL 75 d indeterminate Heirloom from India’s Himalaya Mountains. Abundant, 6 to 10 -oz., smooth, round, scarlet-red fruits; little cracking and intense sweet flavor. A great keeper.
NEW GIRL 62 d indeterminate. Better tasting and more disease resistant than Early Girl.
OPALKA 75 d indeterminate. Heirloom from Poland. Long, paste tomatoes. Meaty, sweet. Also, fresh eating.
ORANGE BANANA 80 d indeterminate. Orange, paste-type, 3 to 4 inches long. Vigorous producers, sweetly-flavored. Good for salads, salsa, sauce.
OREGON SPRING (V) 58 d determinate. Cold-tolerant, compact plants, medium to large red fruit, good flavor.
PAUL ROBESON 78 d indeterminate. Russian heirloom. Maroon-brick red with sweet smoky taste/ sandwich size.
PEACEVINE (from Sweet 100 stock) 78 d indeterminate. High producer of sweet red cherry tomatoes.
PERON 68 d Compact, semi-determinate. Deep-red, smooth, slightly oblate, very dense-fleshed and meaty, and show very little core. 3-6 ounces; good flavor. Heirloom from Argentina.
PERSIMMON 79 d indeterminate. Rose-orange, 12 oz to 2 lbs; meaty, very sweet. Vigorous and prolific.
PINEAPPLE 85 d indeterminate. Heirloom with red and yellow streaks, up to 2 lb fruit, Flavorful. Abundant.
PINK BERKELEY TIE DYE 65-75 d indeterminate. Beautiful 8-12 ounce fruit with a very sweet, rich, dark flavor. Port colored with metallic green stripes.
PINK PRINCESS 62 d Rampant indeterminate. Pink-fruited off-type of the Honeydrop. Large and early for a cherry tomato; somewhat resistant to cracking. Most people have preferred it to Sun Gold.
PLUM REGAL 75 d determinate productive plum tomato with Late Blight resistance. High yields of blocky, 4 oz. plum tomatoes. Deep red color with good flavor. Intermediate resistance to early blight.
POLISH GIANT 85 d indeterminate. Very prolific, large fruit with pointed end. Excellent flavor.
PRINCIPE BORGHESE 75 d determinate. Plum-shaped meaty for drying. Very prolific.
PRUDENS PURPLE 72 d indeterminate. Flavorful heirloom, dark pink fruit, delicious flavor, good production.
PURPLE CALABASH 80 d indeterminate. Truly purple. Fluted, almost ruffled in appearance. Flavor is distinctly winey and rich. Large harvest.
QUEDLINBURGER FRUE LIEBE Old German variety means "Early love of Qued Linburg." 1-1/2-inch, round, 4-lobed fruit in clusters of 4. Great flavor with good acidity. Prolific even during colder summers.
RED PEAR 78 d indeterminate. Miniature, pear-shaped. Bright red and flavorful.
REISETOMATE 75 d indeterminate Like a big bunch of cherry tomatoes all fused together. Also called “Traveler tomato” originated in Central America. Bright red rather sour, strong and acid. Very rare.
ROSE 70-80 d indeterminate Rose-colored fruit weigh 1 lb each; very productive. Amazing flavor that many prefer to Brandywine! Amish heirloom.
ROSE DE BERNE 80 d indeterminate. French medium-sized smooth pink globes; robust flavor; rich sweetness.
RUTGERS (FVAG resistant) 75 d indeterminate Developed by Campbell’s Soup Co. in 1928. Outstanding slicing, cooking and canning tomato. Old-time flavor.
SIOUX 70 d indeterminate. Heirloom with incredible flavor and large yields. 6 oz round red.
SOLDACKI 80 d indeterminate heavy producer, sandwich size, pink, flavorful. Heirloom from Poland.
SPECKLED ROMAN PASTE 85 days indeterminate. Red cylindrical fruits covered with orangey-yellow striations. Plants bear an abundance of meaty 4-5 oz. fruits which make a flavorful sauce.
SPRING SHINE F-1 hyb. 72 d indeterminate. Deep red globes, good flavor, early ripening.
STRIPED GERMAN 78 d indeterminate. Beautiful, large red and yellow. Fruity flavor, smooth texture.
STRIPED ROMAN 80-90 days. Stunning and unique. These long, pointed red fruit have wavy orange stripes!
STUPICE 52 d indeterminate. Heirloom from Czechoslovakia. Cold-tolerant, 1 to 2 oz, flavorful, sweet. Long producer.
SUN GOLD (hyb) 57 d indeterminate. Apricot-colored, Delicious & sweet cherry tomato. Vigorous producer.
SUPER SWEET 100 (See Peacevine).
SWEET OLIVE 57 d Determinate. Oval-shaped red grape.
SWEET TREATS 75 days indeterminate Phenomenal flavor; incomparable gorgeous deep ruby color with matte finish. Low acid and mellow. Tolerant to cracking. Ripens from pink to deep rose.
TIFFEN MENNONITE 86 d indeterminate. Comparable to Brandywine. High yields early producer. Good disease resistance. Originating in England.
TIGERELLA 55-75 d Tasty round, bright red with orange stripes. The 2-inch tomatoes are quite beautiful.
TINY TIM 60 d determinate. Perfect for containers. Cherry tomato, flavorful & good producer.
TOMADOSE DES CONORESindeteterminate Heirloom from France. Cherry fruits with very good balanced flavor. Resistant to late blight.
TROPHY80 d indeterminate. Introduced in 1870 in Rhode Island. Sweet, mild flavor, 5-7 ounce, round tomatoes are ideal for slicing.
TRUCKERS FAVORITE 70 d indeterminiate Classic heirloom. Easy-to-grow, with loads of uniform, smooth-skinned fruits on attractive plants. Pretty, 3 inch globes; hearty and flavorful. Golden-red.
VILMS PASTE 82 d Open-pollinated indeterminate Small vibrant 4 oz. blood-red, firm with excellent tart-sweet flavor and meaty solids. Pear shaped, plum shaped or double lobed. Very productive. From Sweden.
WEISNICHT’S UKRANIAN 85 d compact indeterminate Scrumptious pink tomato; somewhat flattened globes; rich and somewhat tart, not real sweet.
WISCONSIN 55 78 d indeterminate Great all purpose tomato. 4-8 oz, red, round fruit, highly productive, uniform size, strong skin and wonderful flavor. Heirloom.
YELLOW PEAR (Fargo) Cherry 82 d indeterminate Introduced 1934 by Oscar Will & Co. of Bismarck, N.D. Each plant produces about three dozen sweet tasty 1 oz fruits. About twice the size of regular pear tomatoes. Crack resistant.
YODER'S GERMAN YELLOW 80-90 d indeterminate Large yellow/pale orange beefsteak type Amish heirloom. Fairly crack resistant and can grow as large as 1 pound. Good flavor.
Tomatillos All are around 75 days. Easily grown and prolific.
CISNEROS GRANDE Large fruits (up to 2.5") make for easy harvest and processing. Highly productive. Most fruits ripen to yellow, while some stay green throughout.
DE MILPA Larger fruit than Toma Verde; also better storage.
PURPLE Unique color. Sweet, yet tart flavor. Deep purple fruit.
TOMA VERDE Traditional tomatillo
VERDE PUEBLO Golf ball size. Nutty flavor.
Husk Cherries, Sunberries & Other Unusual Fruit
HUSK CHERRY Also known as Cape Gooseberry or Ground Cherry. Sweet, tiny fruit in papery husk. Great in salads or for fresh eating.
AUNT MOLLY’S GROUND CHERRY 72 days. Though native to Central America, this heirloom was widely grown in Poland.SUNBERRY Small purple berries; mild flavor akin to a wild currant.
AMARYLLA 60 d Polish. Green to yellow. Firm, juicy and very sweet, perfect for jams, jellies and salsa.
DWARF TAMARILLO fragrant fruit tropical flavor South American.
NARANJILLA Really unique heirloom from the Andes; delicious sweet and sour taste, orange flavor; 2" fruit are round and yellow-orange in color, perfect for making delicious juice. Called it "Nectar of the gods." Takes at least 6 months to bear and is quite attractive as a potted plant.
Tomato plants in May. Six packs on bottom and plants in 4" pots on shelf above.
Onions and leeks, early April 2015