Fruit & Vegetable Seeds
Bangor is a berlicum type carrot which is very popular in Europe. Large 7 to 9 inch roots have good flavor and are perfect for juicing or storing. Intermediate resistance to Alternaria, Cercospora Leaf Blight, and Black Storage Rot. Also, a winner of the Royal Horticultural Society award for garden excellence. Main season maturity 75 -90 days.
Both a home garden favorite and a commercially preferred cantaloupe for those who pick and ship fruit. The thick netting, and a strong rind provides good shelf life. The 5 to 6 pound fruit are delicious and aromatic with beautiful bright orange flesh. Disease resistance to fusarium (0-2) and powdery mildew, gives Athena an ability to perform well in many environments. Harvest when the melon easily slips from the vine with a light pull. 75 days.
This early maturing tomato is perfect for eating fresh, making salsa, paste and sauces. A real San Marzano type hybrid, with meaty red fruit and sweet flavor. The 5 inch fruit weigh about 6 ounces and really load up the fruit on the strong indeterminate vines. 65 days.
Rather than call it Better Boy II, seed developers have decided to call it Better Boy Plus, because it is the same Better Boy with added features that will make it stronger and better than it was before. One new improvement is resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV), which is increasingly important to gardeners throughout the United States and Canada.
TSWV is spread by tiny insects called thrips, which fly all around the country with their tiny wings and dreadful sucking mouth parts. They carry a sinister virus that can wreak devastation on your tomato plants. And they are doing so in greater numbers each year!
Because insecticides are largely ineffective, your simple solution is to plant Better Boy PLUS. But wait, you also receive new disease protection from Fusarium Crown and Root Rot, plus Tobacco Mosaic Virus. In addition, you will have improved flavor and sweetness that will almost make you do a handstand when you first try one. Keep in mind, all the previous resistances are still in place ASC, N, St, and V. So you hit the jackpot with your purchase of new Better Boy Plus! Indeterminate. 75 days.
While it might seem impossible to improve Big Beef, in fact, it just got better. A new selection of Big Beef is available—Big Beef Plus. Big Beef was already a favorite, and one of the world’s most popular indeterminate beefsteak tomatoes.
The original Big Beef already has resistance to TMV, Asc, F 0-1, St, V1 and N (nematodes). The new Big Beef Plus is supercharged with all the original resistances, plus added resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV), Tomato torrado virus, and Fusarium Crown and Root Rot. In certain parts of the US where TSWV is common, home gardeners are not able to successfully grow the original Big Beef. But, they can now grow Big Beef Plus.
We are also pleased to learn that the Big Beef Plus has a deeper red color which indicates increased lycopene levels, a potent anti-oxidant. And remember, all of the original great flavor, yield potential, and disease resistance is preserved in Big Beef Plus. Indeterminate. 73 days.
A new Celebrity tomato is now available with added resistance to Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. If your garden has experienced this disease, you are well aware of the dramatic impact it has on Celebrity.
Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus (TSWV) is an increasing threat to gardeners throughout the United States and Canada. It is spread by tiny insects called thrips, which are hard to control. If you like Celebrity, but hate the damage from TSWV, then your solution is Celebrity Plus tomato.
You get the same great tasting 8 ounce tomatoes, and plenty of yield with wide adaptability. The total disease resistance package for Celebrity Plus is Tobacco Mosaic Virus 0-2, Alternaria stem canker, Fusarium 0-1, Stemphylium, Verticillium Wilt, Root Knot Nematode, plus Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus. What a great new combination! Strong Determinate. 70 days.
Lemon Boy tomato is among the best-selling tomatoes in the US and Canada. It has many wonderful features, including great flavor, mild yet sweet and tangy fruit, and good productivity. We are proud to present a new and improved generation of Lemon Boy.
The original disease resistance package for Lemon Boy included, Alternaria stem canker, Leaf Mold, Fusarium 0, Stemphylium, Verticilium Wilt, and Root knot nematode. Lemon Boy Plus has all of the original resistances PLUS, Tobacco Mosaic Virus, Tomato torrado virus, and Fusarium Crown and Root Rot. The fruit is sweeter, from 5.7 (Brix) to 6.6, while maintaining the 8 ounce or larger fruit.
This new garden powerhouse has all the characteristics of the original Lemon Boy plus a sweet treat. And don't be surprised if Grandmother prefers the Lemon Boy Plus more than the original. Indeterminate. 73 days.
This may be just what you are looking for - a much hotter Thai hot pepper having between 75,000 and 85,000 scoville units of heat. You can grow Thai Scorpion in a container, but you will need support for the 26 to 30 inch tall plants that have very impressive and heavy yield. Peppers are pendant with good leaf cover protecting them from sunburn. The 5 to 6 inch fruit start as a dark green color and progress to a brilliant glossy red. 75 to 85 days.
Ancho Ranchero offers large fruit that are 5 – 5.5 inch, by 3 – 3.5 inch fruit. The plants are large with plenty of cover to protect the fruit. The dark green fruit ripen to bright red. You can use either color for fresh cooking (poblano),and the red fruit can be dried for making powder (ancho). Pungency is 1000 to 2000 scoville units – which is a mild heat. TMV resistant. 70 to 77 days.
Fruits are oblong with light skin and delicious red flesh that is very sweet. Plants are productive, with strong vines and good leaf cover. Large fruit reach 20 to 30 pounds each. Resistant to anthracnose and fusarium wilt. 80 to 85 days.
You will be impressed with this bicolor tomato, which is one of the best tasting from our trial visits this year. It has heirloom eating quality, but it has been selected for better yield, larger fruit, and mouthwatering taste. You can take one step back in time to taste the heirlooms of years gone by, and then you can step into a breeder’s breakthrough for greater productivity. It is simply a great selection from heirlooms. Indeterminate. 85 days.