PLANTS WILL BE READY FOR PICK-UP
STARTING MAY 24, 2020
An Asian variety of eggplant known as Solanum melongena. It is a dependable, high-yield type of eggplant with pretty, deep purple-black fruits with a delicate skin. They are longer and narrower than typical eggplants
An Italian eggplant that looks like a smaller type of the large purple American eggplant. Italian eggplant, such as Nadia, have finer flesh and thinner skin, that may be cooked along with the meat of the fruit.
A small, sweet Japanese pepper (about the size of a finger) with loads of flavor, but not a lot of heat.. Usually harvested when green, the shishito peppper is thin-skinned, which allows the skin to blister and char quickly and easily.
The poblano (Capsicum annuum) is a mild chili pepper originating in the state of Puebla, Mexico. Dried, it is called ancho or chile ancho, from the Spanish word ancho (“wide”). Stuffed fresh and roasted it is popular in chiles rellenos poblanos.
Scoville scale: 1,000–1,500 SHU
A mild, medium-sized chili pepper that grows to 6-10 inches in length. It is often used for cooking and recipes when green, though it can be used when red. The basic variety ripens to a dark green/reddish color, but other strains ripen to full red.
The jalapeño is a medium-sized chili pepper pod type cultivar of the species Capsicum annuum. A mature jalapeño chili is 5–10 cm long and hangs down with a round, firm, smooth flesh of 25–38 mm wide. It can have a range of pungency, with Scoville heat units of 3,500 to 3,600.
Lady Bell Pepper
Features. Dependably plentiful, ‘Lady Bell’ produces 3-4 lobed peppers with extra thick walls that turn from a polished green to bright red at full maturity, but they’re edible in either stage. Bell peppers are known for their sweet, mild flavor and this selection is definitely not an exception.
This early maturing plant produces heavy yields of red sweet bell peppers. Peppers turn from green to glossy red when mature, but can be used when green. The flesh is thick and sweet. Perfect for salads, frying, grilling, roasting, and stuffing.
Intruder produces excellent sets of large size fruit that are firm and smooth. This green bell pepper hybrid is mid-season maturing and grows on a medium size plant that offers good cover to the fruit. It is well-adapted for the bell pepper growing regions in the Eastern United States. Intruder pepper also offers a strong disease package that includes high resistance to TEV and BLS (races 1,2,3). It also has intermediate resistance to Phytophthora.
King of the North Pepper
Reliable set of green to glossy red fruits in short seasons. Improved for a higher percentage of blocky, thick-walled, early ripening peppers each with three to four lobes. Known for its ability to produce good sized peppers in short, cool seasons.
Orange Pepper is thick-walled, uniform, bright orange fruit that is tasty as well as beautiful. Vigorous plants are loaded with fruit, even in far northern regions.
A star in testing with addictive sweetness and good disease resistance. An excellent organic alternative to Sungold, with sweeter flavor, excellent crack resistance and brighter yellow color. Strong disease resistance makes this variety a versatile standout.
One of the most popular varieties of cherry tomatoes, Sungold ripens early to a golden orange, ready to harvest throughout the summer. These extra-sweet tomatoes stay firmer longer than other cherry varieties and will be ready to harvest twice a week once they begin producing fruit.
Cherry tomatoes bursting with sugary flavor. The scarlet, cherry-sized fruits are produced in long pendulous clusters right up to frost. Grow on stakes or a fence.
Possibly the most popular yellow heirloom variety of tomato, the Yellow Pear gets its name from its color and shape. This variety dates back to the 1800s and is a vigorous indeterminate. It produces generously with an abundance of small, yellow pear-shaped tomatoes that are sweet, but mild in flavor.
Heavy yields of firm, meaty, low-acid tomatoes are crack-resistant and especially popular in the northern US since its introduction in 1969. The vines are indeterminate but fairly compact.
Celebrity vines bear clusters of medium-large tomatoes that are prized for their flavor. Celebrity is sometimes considered a semi-determinate tomato plant, because it grows to a certain height (3 to 4 feet) but continues to produce fruit all season until frost.
Big Boy hybrid tomato plants grow to a height of 4 to 5 feet and can have a spread of 1 to 2 feet. Known as an indeterminate tomato plant variety, Big Boy has vines that continue to grow throughout the growing season. Each full-grown Big Boy tomato weighs from 9 ounces to more than 1 pound.
An Italian variety celebrated by many top chefs as being the best sauce tomato in the world. They are bright red in color with an elongated shape, similar in appearance to a roma tomato but thinner with a more pointed tip.
Brandywine, which dates back to 1885, is the heirloom tomato standard. One taste and you’ll be enchanted by its superb flavor and luscious shade of red-pink. The large, beefsteak-shaped fruits grow on unusually upright, potato-leaved plants. The fruits set one or two per cluster and ripen late-and are worth the wait
Sweet, rich-tasting heirloom. Similar flavor, appearance and plant habit to the famous Brandywine, with large gold fruits. Golden flesh is smooth, juicy and delectable with relatively low acids.
This large dark purple heirloom tomato from Tennessee is rumored to have come from Cherokee gardeners. With its rich, full flavor, it’s often compared with Brandywine. The flesh is brick-red and very attractive sliced on a plate. Plants produce large vines that yield tomatoes fully 5″ across and 3 1/2″ deep.
Fruits are round to slightly flattened with deep red color and luscious, rich flavor. Great eaten fresh or processed. Highly resistant to cracking, making it a great pick for the greenhouse. Like all Russians it can stand up to cool conditions.